- …we’ve recovered AK 47 rifle and seven rustled cows
Police in Katsina say, they have succeeded in arresting a notorious bandit terrorizing Safana and Batsari LGAs of the state, Abdullahi Ibrahim, alias “DANDA”.
This was contained in a statement issued to PRIME TIME NEWS on Wednesday and signed by SP Gambo Isah, the Police Public Relations Officer in Katsina state.
SP Gambo narrated how Police in the state also recovered one AK47 rifle and seven rustled cows were recovered in his possession in the cause of investigations.
In another development, police in Katsina have also rescued twenty-nine victims of human trafficking on 11 December, 2020 comprising twenty-two 22 females and 5 male, and 2 children.
The victims of human trafficking according to police were all on transit from the southern part of Nigeria to Libya, Algeria and Turkey respectively.
“Victims were intercepted at Unguwar Jummai village, Mai’addua LGA of Katsina state, a border town with Niger Republic. Those rescued were Samiyat Adekunle, ‘F’, aged 19yrs of Akure, Ondo state, Mopelola Akinpelu, ‘F’, aged 19yrs of Temioluwa, Ondo state, Rejoice Awala, ‘F’, aged 22yrs of Gbenefa, Ondo state, Motunrayo Oluyede, ‘F’, 19yrs of Akinseye, Ondo state among others.”
“Whie investigation is ongoing with a view to arrest the traffickers, our men have also made an arrest if criminals and recovered one pump action, one fabricated revolver pistol and some items suspected to be used in making improvised explosive devices (I.E.D).