February 28, 2024

Police arrest 14-year-old suspected female kidnapper in Katsina

Police arrest 14-year-old suspected female kidnapper in Katsina


The Katsina State Police Command on Wednesday, paraded a 14-year-old suspected female kidnapper alongside other suspects arrested for various crimes in the state. Spokesperson for the Command, SP Isah Gambo said that on April 11, based on credible intelligence, the Command raided a criminal hideout at Sabon Layin Sira village, Kafur LGA of Katsina state. “After a fierce encounter with the bandits, the Police team succeeded in dislodging them.  A search was immediately carried out in the camp and the following exhibits were recovered:One Travor-21 Rifle No.38801176Seventy nine rounds of 5.6mm live ammunitionOne unregistered Boxer MotorcycleNational ID Card” “However, on the same date, one Safiya Alh Yakubu, ‘f’, aged 14yrs of Runka village, of Safana LGA of Katsina state was arrested roaming around the camp.  In the course of investigation, she confessed to be the wife of the owner of the recovered rifle, one Alh Yakubu of Runka village, Safana LGA of Katsina state and mentioned three others now at large.  Investigation is ongoing”

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