JUST IN; Police operatives repel gunmen attack, recover exhibits

Policemen attached to Katsina State Command have repelled attack mounted by armed men believed to be bandits at Gidan Duka village, Kankara Local Government Area of State

This was contained in a Press Statement signed and made available to CRIME CHANNELS by Police Public Relations Officer for the Command, SP Gambo Isah, Sunday evening.

The Statement reads in full; “Today 14/11/2021 at about 0230hrs, bandits in their numbers, armed with AK 47 rifles, attacked Gidan Duka village, Kankara LGA of Katsina state and rustled unspecified number of domestic animals”.

“DPO Kankara and team swiftly responded to the distress call and chased after the hoodlums”.

“The team intercepted the bandits at Danmarabu village and engaged them in a gun duel”.

“The bandits escaped into the forest abandoning all the rustled animals, comprising thirty-eight (38) cows and eleven (11) sheep”.

“The team also recovered one Bajaj operational motorcycle belonging to the bandits”.

The statement further concluded that suspects shall be charged to Court as soon as investigation is conducted

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