Police discover criminals hideout, recover guns, explosives making items in Katsina

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Police operatives is Katsina State have succeeded in the recovery of deadly guns and some items suspected to be used in making Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs at Rugoji Yartalata village, Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State.

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This is contained in a press statement signed by the police command’s public relations officer, SP Gambo Isah and made available to newsmen in Katsina.

Other items recovered include one Pump action rifle, eight (8) cartridges and one fabricated revolver pistol,

According to the statement: “On 15/12/2020 at about 17:30hrs, based on credible intelligence, the Command succeeded in raiding a criminal hideout at Rugoji Yartalata village, Kafur LGA and recovered one Pump action rifle, eight (8) cartridges, one fabricated revolver pistol, and some items suspected to be used in making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

“Investigation is ongoing with a view to arresting the criminals.”

Similarly, On 16/12/2020 at about 08:00hrs, the Command in collaboration with Local vigilante, succeeded in arresting one Abdullahi Ibrahim, alias ” DANDA”, ‘M’, aged 35yrs of Malabo village, Safana LGA of Katsina state, a notorious bandit terrorizing Safana and Batsari LGAs of the state.

In the course of investigation, one AK47 rifle and seven (7) rustled cows were recovered in his possession and the suspect is assisting the police in their investigation.

  • Credit: Katsina Post
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