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Bandits: Police Arrest Notorious Syndicate and Recovers Fabricated Revolver.


Nigeria Police Katsina State Command has arrested one  Lawal Umar 35, known as Bammi, a suspected notorious bandit and member of kidnap for ransom syndicate.

According to the statement by Katsina Command’s Spokesman SP Gambo Isa and made available to justicewatchnewes.com said Lawal, a residence of Tsakiya Village in Safana LGA was alledge to have participated in several attacks on Villages in Safana, Dutsinma and Chiranchi LGA,s of Katsina State.

” Suspect confessed to have participated in the kidnapping of village head of Radda, Chiranchi LGA in which they alleged to have shot and killed junior brother of the village head one Alh. Aminu Umar 60″

” Furthermore, he confessed to have received the sum of N1 million as his own share of the ransom they collected from the relatives of village head before his release”

The statement noted that the suspect confessed to be a member of the notorious bandit’s leader Tukur Mai Kusa who is on the command wanted list.

” Locally fabricated revolver Rifle and motorcycle were also recovered during the course of investigation”

The statement pointed out that the Command had an encounter with bandits numbering about 5, armed with AK 47 rifles.

The statement further stated that the team attached to Safana Division, while on patrol along Runka to Baure axis after Garin Tambari before reaching Illela Village engaged the suspected hoodlums in a fierce gun duel which as a result one of the bandit was neutralized and his Ak-47 rifle with 2 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition were recovered.

” Investigation is ongoing” the statement said


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