Police Kill five Bandits In Katsina state Home - Crimefighters
The Katsina State Police Command has established that two armed robbers were killed in the state.
SP Gambo Isah, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Katsina State, authenticate this occurrence while present the their corp before newsmen in Katsina on Thursday.
He said that the police killed the culprits when the police was informed around 2:00 p.m. on Thursday.
The PPRO speaks further that the bandits in their numbers, on motor bikes, armed with sophisticated weapons, blocked Ruma to Jibia Road and were robbing innocent persons of their money and valuables.
He said the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Batsari, SP Isa Sule, led Operation Puff Adder to the scene and blocked their exit route into Rugu forest along Duba road.
“Fortunately, the team succeeded and engaged the robbers in a fierce gun battle as a result, which the two suspects were gunned down.
“The police recovered AK 49 rifle, with five live ammunition, an unregistered Bajaj Honda Motor cycle, charms, and the sum of N6,465 on the suspects.
“Investigations revealed that members of the gang were the ones terrorising innocent people between Ruma, Dubar and Dankar villages in Batsari Local Government Area of the state.”
He added that search parties were combing the bushes with a view to arresting other members of the syndicate who fled with bullet wounds.

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