Police repel bandits’ attack, rescue kidnap victims, animals in Katsina


The police have repelled an assault on Gidan Duka group in Kankara native authorities space of Katsina State, recovering 38 cows and 11 sheeps.

The police spokesperson in the state, Gambo Isa, stated in a press release despatched to PREMIUM TIMES that the bandits had been intercepted by a police staff led by the divisional police officer in the realm.

“The team intercepted the bandits at Danramabu village and engaged them in a gun deal. The bandits escaped into the forest, abandoning all the rustled animals, compromising 38 cows and 11 sheeps. The team also recovered one Bajaj operational motorcycle belonging to the bandits,” Mr Isa stated in the assertion.

Rescue of 11 kidnap victims

The assertion additionally stated the command has rescued 11 kidnap victims Sunday morning kidnapped from Sabon Garin Safana.

Mr Isa stated the victims had been rescued in a bandits’ hideout in Tsatskiya village of Safana.

He added that the victims have been taken to General Hospital in Dutsin Ma for medical verify up

The victims had been kidnapped final November and had been held by the bandits since.

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