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The command succeeded in arresting one
(1) Kamala Abdullahi alias “Dan Small”, ‘m’, 18 years old of Yammawa Quarters, Katsina
(2) Usman Hamisu, alias “Dan Ussy”, ‘m’, 20 years old of Tudun Yan Lihidda Quarters, Katsina
(3) Muhammadu Abubakar alias “Sarauta”, ‘m’, 21 years old of Rafukka Quarters, Katsina and
(4) Aminu Salisu, ‘m’, 23 years old of Jibia LGA.
Katsina, notorious house breakers and thieves terrorizing Katsina and its environs.
The suspects when they were arrested in a criminal hideout preparing to go out for their nefarious acts.
In the course of investigation, the following exhibits were recovered in their possession:
(1) One (1) Iron Dagger
(2) One (1) Machete
(3) One (1) Hammer
(4) Two (2) Knives.
Suspects confessed to the commission of the offence and mentioned one Sabi’u Salisu alias “DUNA”, ‘m’, 35 years of Kofar Sauri Quarters, a notorious receiver of stolen property, as the receiver of the proceeds of their theft, upon the arrest of the suspect, a search was conducted in his residence.
Where the following exhibits were recovered in his possession.
Four (4) Iron Doors
Some provision stuff
One (1) Mattress
Twenty (20) Sheep
Twenty-five (25) bags of pepper
One (1) Generator
One bundle of Roofing sheets.
Suspect was a notorious thief, receiver of stolen property, an ex-convict and habitual criminal.
He confessed to the commission of the offence.
Press Release Signed by Gambo Isah Public Relations Officer Katsina State Command.