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Police Foils Kidnap of Man, 65, Recovers Rustled Animals in Katsina

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Katsina Command of Nigeria Police said it has foiled the kidnap of one Alhaji Sanusi Adamu, 65, in Kwana-Kodo Village in  Kankara LGA of Katsina State.

Cows and sheep rustled recovered by police in katsina

In a statement by SP Gambo Isah , Katsina State Command’s Spokesman, said Operation Puff Adder and Local Vigilante led by Kankara Divisional Police Station swung into action immediately after receiving intelligence report that bandits in their numbers riding on motorbikes shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles.

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” Fortunately, the bandits met with their waterloo when they passed through police ambush point and in the spur of a moment, the team engaged the hoodlums into a gun duel and rescued the victim.”

The statement also said in the course of scanning the scene, a corpse of the gun down bandits recovered.

Motorbike used by bandits during the attack

It further said ” It is believed that many of the victims escaped with gunshot wounds as investigation is ongoing”

SP Gambo stated that on April 22, 2021, at about 23:40hrs the command recieved a distress call that bandits numbering 15 armed with AK 47 rifles attacked Abadu Village, Batsari LGA of the state and rustled domestic animals.

SP Isah further stated that DPO Batsari led operations Puff Adder and Sharan – Daji to Zamfarawa village, their possible exit route and laid ambush.

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” Coincidentally, the hoodlums passed through the said route and were engaged into a fierce gun duel by the police/military team.”

” The hoodlums fled the scene abandoning the rustled animals. In the course of investigation, twenty (20) cows and one hundred (100) sheep were recovered. Investigation is ongoing” SP Gambo Isah disclosed.

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NBA condemns attack on Delta court by thugs

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The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA , Warri Branch has condemned the attack on the Delta State High Court 4 by thugs in Warri South Local Government Area.

The NBA in a statement signed by its Chairman, Emmanuel .O. Uti and Mr. Joseph A Omonoseh, Secretary respectively expressed shock and sadness over the unprovoked attack and invasion by the thugs.

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The NBA noted that the act led to the disruption of court proceedings in a suit challenging the succession to the stool of the Olu of Warri Kingdom which was ongoing peacefully.

The NBA said the hoodlums who were armed with dangerous weapons, chased away judicial staff, litigants, lawyers including a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN who was representing one of the parties and disrupted the proceedings.

The NBA condemned the act describing it as despicable and a desecration of the hallowed temple of Justice.

“The NBA Warri branch condemns in totality this unprovoked attack and barbaric behaviour by the hoodlums/thugs and therefore calls on the Inspector General of Police, the Commissioner of Police, Delta State and the Director of State Security Services to immediately set up a team of investigators to unmask the perpetrators of this reprehensible act.

“We also call on Security Operatives to immediately set in motion measures to nip in the bud this ugly trend by providing adequate security in and around the Court premises in Delta State to prevent a reoccurrence of this ugly trend.

 

“We advise the players in the ongoing succession tussle to sheath their swords and allow peace and the law to take its full course as we cannot afford to see our peaceful and loving Warri Kingdom engulfed by the flames of crisis.”

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Police In Kaduna Warns Protesters Against Violating Due Process

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Kaduna State Commission of Police Umar Muri has warned all Interest Groups who want to protest in the state to consider following due process and avoid incessant high blockade, stressing that violators will be treated according to the extant statutory laws of the land.

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In a statement by the command’s public relations officer ASP Muhammad Jalige said the command acknowledged the flight of various communities affected by banditry and kidnapping

” The Command is using this medium to state that it is becoming very worrisome to the Command and other sister security agencies, the incessant blockade of the State’s connecting highways by various interest groups in the name of protest without vobserving due process,”NLC Sues For Security Agencies Intervention On El-Rufa’i’s Fresh Threat

” The Command is not unmindful of the security challenges faced by various communities in the State that is occasioned by risen cases of armed banditry and kidnapping which the top management and government are doing everything possible to restore normalcy to the affected areas. It is therefore necessary to be in the same page with all stakeholders and affected communities to ensure that the enemies of the State are defeated rather than working unilaterally by opposing one another, since particular challenges cannot be adequately tackled by creating additional challenge.” The statement stated,

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The statement said the Command is however, perturbed with the recent activities of some communities engaging in protest and the untoward blocking of highways with its attendant troubles for innocent commuters. emphasizing that such trend will not be tolerated and the acts will be viewed seriously according to extant laws of the land.

It added that the Command is working round the clock to ensure that normalcy is restored and would not fold it hands to be distracted in as much as protest cannot be seen as the solution to the current situation.

” The Command is therefore advising all interest groups and communities to always go through appropriate channel with their grievances as the Command’s door is always open to complaints and other security related issues from all quarters whereas insecurity is localized and the best approach to tackling it is by Police community engagement.

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Ensure Decorum, Civility in Your Engagement with Road Users, NUJ Urges Traffic Enforcement Agencies

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The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kano State Council has urged officials of Traffic police, KAROTA, Federal Road Safety Corp to ensure decorum and civility in their engagement with road users.

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This was contained in a Communique jointly signed by Council Chairman Comrade Abbas Ibrahim and Secretary Comrade Abba Murtala respectively and issued to journalists at the end of Council’s periodic congress held at the press center kano

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In the congress the union also called on security agencies to intensify efforts in bringing to an end the lingering problems of phone snatching and other criminality.

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The congress enjoined relevant state government agencies to take necessary action against individuals and organizations involved in hiking prices of food items, calling on related authorities to redouble efforts in the fight against the sales of expired, sub-standard and poisonous food/beverages in the state.

The congress advised farmers to focus their attention on food crops production as against that of cash crops production with a view to ensuring availability of food.

The NUJ appreciates the state government for redeploying professional teachers to public schools, calling on the government to pay more attention to schools in the rural areas.

The congress called on the Kano emirate council to intervene by stopping the unnecessary horse riding (KILISA) that constitute threat to the society.

The congress also appealed to members of pen pushing profession to always work within the boundaries of the profession for better service delivery.

In the communique the congress condoles with Maryam Yakasai over the death of her mother.

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