Police kill eight bandits in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it has killed eight suspected bandits in Batsari native authorities space of the State.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a press release on Saturday in Katsina, NAN studies.

Isah mentioned that on Aug. 6, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Batsari, led Operation Puff Adder to Zamfarawa village based mostly on a report that bandits numbering over 40, armed with AK 47 rifles attacked the village.

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He additionally mentioned that the bandits shot to dying one Shafi’i Suleiman, 65 and Yakubu Idris, 70, including that in addition they rustled quite a few cows within the space.

In accordance with him, the police workforce was ambushed by the bandits on their solution to the village, including that the workforce responded and killed one of many bandits, whereas others escaped with gunshot wounds.

Isah additional revealed that the workforce recovered 30 cows stolen from the village by the bandits.

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“Search events led by the DPO and members of the group on the seventh of August recovered extra seven corpses of the bandits who escaped with gunshot wounds at Barankada village, additionally in Batsari native authorities space.

“The command additionally recovered the sum of N22,300, 13 empty shells of dwell ammunition of seven.62mm in addition to a bunch of charms and keys from the our bodies of the useless bandits,” he added.

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