Police Gun Down Suspected Armed Robber In Katsina
In Katsina, the Katsina State Police Command on Tuesday, November 3, killed a member of an armed robbery gang operating along the Bakori-Kabomo road.
The Spokesperson of the command, SP Isah Gambo, who confirmed this in a short statement on Wednesday, November 4, said investigation is ongoing to arrest other members of the robbery syndicate.
"Today at about 20:30hrs, armed robbers blocked Bakori - Kabomo road, Katsina state. Dpo Bakori led a team of police men to the scene, engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel and as a result of which one of the hoodlums was gun down and one locally made toy gun recovered. Investigation is ongoing with a view to arrest other members of the syndicate" he said.
Bandits Kill Police Commissioner in Katsina
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Abia Community Protests Incessant Kidnapping By Suspected Herdsmen, Laments Police Inaction
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BREAKING: Sokoto Residents Plan Mass Protest Over Police Arrest Of Suspected Killers Of Female Student, Claim Suspects Were ‘Defending Islam, Prophet Muhammad’
Some residents of Sokoto State will on Saturday embark on a “mass” protest against the arrest of two people suspected to be involved in the killing of a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, identified as Deborah Samuel, for alleged blasphemy.News Direct had reported how Deborah was violently stoned to death and later set ablaze by an angry mob, who were mostly students of the college.Following the incident, the police in Sokoto said two suspects had...
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