The Katsina State Police Command said it repelled a fresh attack launched by bandits on Tashar Kadanya village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Thisday reports that SP Gambo Isah, the spokesman of the police said in a statement issued on Tuesday that no life was lost during the gun battle that forced the miscreants “out of the village”.
He said: “On 2/09/2019 at about 03:00hrs, bandits in their numbers attacked Tashar Kadanya village, Batsari LGA of Katsina State, DPO Batsari led Operation Puff Adder to the scene and arrived timely.
“They engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel and chased them out of the village. Ten rustled cows were recovered from the bandits.
“No injury or loss of life. The community is safe. Patrols around other villages is vigorously intensified to proactively prevent any untoward situation.”
The police command also paraded 18 persons suspected to be notorious miscreants (Kauraye) terrorising Katsina metropolitan areas.
Isah said the miscreants were arrested in at various black pots and criminal hideouts in the city during series of sting operations by the officers of the command.
“Exhibits recovered from the suspects include 57 wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp, 250 bottles of spirit solution, 25 pieces of rubber solution, one hacksaw (fate-fate), criminal charms and one long wooden stick (gora),” he said.
the command has paraded 18 persons suspected to be notorious miscreants (Kauraye) terrorising Katsina metropolitan areas