SP Gambo Isah, the command’s spokesperson, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Katsina.
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It was gathered that on Wednesday at about 10:00hrs, the Command succeeded in arresting one Muhammad Sani, 26, of Tudun Yan Shanu, Katsina, notorious armed robber.
It said its team of Police Mobile Force (PMF) personnel stationed at Wurma engaged the hoodlums into a fierce gun battle and repelled their attack, neutralizing one of the bandits in the process and recovering one of their operational motorcycles.
This is contained in a statement issued by SP Gambo Isah the spokesman for the police in Katsina.
Three locally fabricated rifles with ten rounds of 7.62mm ammunition and locally made pellets were said to have been recovered from the bandits.
Spokesman for the police in the state, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Katsina.
Residents put the number of those abducted at 40.
The bandits, who were said to have invaded the community in the afternoon, also wounded three others who are currently receiving treatment in a Dutsin-ma town hospital.
This is in a statement issued by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah to newsmen on Saturday in Katsina.
The bandits engaged operatives in a gun duel, during which three of them were neutralised, while others fled into the forest with possible gunshot wounds.
It was learnt that last week Saturday at about 10:30pm, based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting the duo of Sa’id Haruna, 21, and Usman Jibrin, 21, both of Sabon Titin Kwado, in possession of five bundles of $100 notes suspected to be counterfeit.
The State Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, disclosed this on Wednesday in Katsina in a statement issued by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah.
The explanation of the Command was contained in a statement by its spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, on Saturday.
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement.
It was learnt that at about 1am, the Area Commander, Dutsinma, led “Operation Puff Adder” operatives to Habul Mountain, on the fringes of Rugu forest, Safana LGA of Katsina State, based on the report that bandits in their numbers, armed with AK 47 rifles, attacked Gammo village, Safana and kidnapped one Hafsatu Idris, 55.
It was learnt that on November 13 at about 11:30pm, a Police Patrol team attached to Dandume Division, acting on a tip off, succeeded in arresting one Isiya Lawal, 24, of Makama Road, Dandume LGA of Katsina State in possession of 195 wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
It was learnt that on October 27, 2020 at about 12noon, based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting one Buhari Dalhatu, 25, of Turaruka Quarters, Katsina, a habitual criminal and an ex-convict with three records of conviction.
It was learnt that the bandits, numbering over 200 and armed with sophisticated weapons such as General Purpose Machine Guns and AK 47 rifles, stormed the town on Tuesday at about 4am shooting sporadically.
The police confirmed the attacks
The Police Spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday