The Police Command in Katsina State have killed 15 bandits and arrested 50 suspected kidnappers, bandits and cattle rustlers terrorising the individuals of the state.
Mr. Sanusi Buba, the Commissioner of Police within the state, disclosed this throughout a press briefing on Thursday in Katsina, NAN stories.
Buba stated that the suspects had been arrested in varied ambush operations carried out by the command in several areas.
He stated that the police recovered 9 AK 47 rifles, 20 dane weapons, 20 bikes and two autos from the suspects.
The police commissioner stated that the command was additionally in a position to get well 220 rustled cows and N680,000 from the suspects.
“The command in its encounter with bandits efficiently eradicated 15 bandits and rescued 20 kidnapped victims,” the commissioner stated.
He additionally stated that primarily based on intelligence data, the command succeeded in smashing the camp of infamous bandits in Safana Native Authorities Space of the state.
In response to him, the camp is led by 48-year outdated Tukur Adamu, alias “Jamai Tiger.”
Buba famous that the suspect recruited many into banditry, terrorising individuals of Safana, Batsari and Danmusa Native Authorities Areas.
“The suspect confessed to being in possession of harmful weapons, together with AK 47 rifles, with which they killed a number of individuals throughout their assaults,” he stated
The commissioner urged the general public to proceed offering police with intelligence data that might help in combating banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling and different crimes in society.