The Police Public Relations Officer in the katsina State, SP Gambo Isah, has disclosed that the Police have succeeded in killing a notorious kidnapper, and arresting some suspected bandits in the state.
SP Gambo Isah who disclosed this in a press statement on Thursday, stated that the arrested bandits were terrorising Kumare and Zakka villages of Kurfi and Safana Local Government Councils of the state.
According to the statement, “On 17/02/2020 at about 15:00hrs, Operation Puff Adder led by the DPO Kurfi in collaboration with Vigilante group swiftly responded to a distress call that
“bandits numbering eight (8) on motorbikes, armed with AK 47 rifles, shooting sporadically, attacked Kumare village, Kurfi LGA of Katsina state and kidnapped one Yahaya Tella, m, aged 55yrs of the same address.”
“the team moved to the scene and engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel, killing one Abubakar Nayabale, m, a notorious bandit, arrested another notorious bandit one Tanimu Salisu, m, of Zakka village, Safana LGA of Katsina state, rescued the victim and recovered two Boxer motorcycles.”