- BUSTING OF SYNDICATE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING:
- On 25/07/2020 at about 12:00hrs, Joint Border patrol Team attached to Mai’addua Division, intercepted a motor vehicle, Volkswagen, Golf III, with Reg. No. ZNG 43 XA, driven by one Alkasim Ibrahim, ‘M’, aged 24yrs of Zango LGA of Katsina state conveying the following persons on transit to Libya for Human Trafficking.
Aderibigbe Adedanika Samuel, m, aged 27yrs of Abeokuta, Ogun state.
Babantude Kunle Adewale, M, 34yrs of Ipara, Ogun state
Idowu Samuel Abiodun, M, 36yrs of Ogbomoso Town, Oyo state
Shukurat Jibril, F, aged 19yrs of Ijebu Water Side, Ogun state
Waliyat Sumonu, F, 23yrs of Abeokuta, Ogun state
Rita Jonah, F, aged 29yrs of Warri Delta state
Barakat Azeez, F, aed 22yrs of Adebayo area, Ado Ekiti
Islamiyat oyinlola, F, aged 17yrs of Iragbiji, Osun state
Oluwaseyin Rachel, F, aged 26yrs of Ilesha Osun state.
- DEATH OF THREE BANDITS AND RECOVERY OF ONE AK 47 RIFLE, 6 MOTORCYCLES, 17 COWS AND 40 SHEEP:-
- On the 28/07/2020 at about 01:00hrs, Area Commander Dutsin-ma led a combine teams of CTU and Vigilante group, based on a distress call, that bandits in their numbers armed with AK 47 rifles, attacked Ruwan – Dorawa village, Dutsin-ma LGA of Katsina state and rustled some domestic animals. The team went after the hoodlums and blocked their possible exit route and ambushed them in to a gun dual. The teams succeeded and killed 3 bandits, recovered one AK 47 rifle, 6 motorcycles abandoned by the bandits, 17 cows and 40 sheep. Investigation is ongoing.
- RECOVERY OF FIVE MOTORCYCLES ABANDONED BY SUSPECTED BANDITS:
- On 27/7/2020 at about 01:00hrs DPO Batsari Led Operations “Puff Adder” and “Sharan Daji” based on the report that bandits in their numbers armed with AK 47 rifles, shooting sporadically attacked Gano village Batsari L.G.A of Katsina state and rustled unspecified number of domestic animals. The team intercepted the hoodlums on their way into the forest and engaged them in a gun duel as a result of which the hoodlums abandoned their motorcycles, took to their heels and escaped into the forest. The team succeeded and recovered five bandits’ motorcycles and all the rustled animals.
- ARREST OF SUSPECTED BANDITS AND RECOVERY OF STOLEN ITEMS: On 28/07/2020 at about 23:00hrs, bandits in their numbers, armed with AK 47 rifles, shooting sporadically, attacked Garin Zaki village, Batsari LGA of Katsina state, broke and burgled three Provision stores and carted away unspecified items value yet to be ascertained, In the course of investigation, the foot prints of the bandits were traced to Babban Duhu village, Safana LGA of Katsina state and which ended in the house of one Abubakar Ibrahim Maude, m, aged 50yrs and Hassan Ibrahim, m, aged 30yrs of the same address. A search was conducted in the house in which some of the stolen items were recovered. Items recovered in their possession includes some Women Wears, Rice, Guinea corn, slaughtered ram, detergent, bottle of Vaseline, sachets of Farha Soap, five pieces of Spaghetti, four empty bottles of 7up, four empty Can of Maltina, three handsets’ charger, one Disc cover, fifteen goats suspected to be stolen. Investigation is ongoing.
SP Gambo Isah
Police Public Relations Officer,
FOR: Commissioner of Police,
Katsina State Command