Police repel bandits, rescue kidnapped victim in Katsina

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Katsina police repel bandits’ attack, rescue 11 victims

Operatives of the Katsina Police Tactical Unit on Sunday repelled bandits’ attack, rescuing one Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi-Tafashiya.

The state police spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Katsina.

According to Isah, the police command received a distress call that eleven terrorists were on motorcycles armed with AK-47 rifles.

They attacked the residence of one Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi-Tafashiya, aged 60, of Kankia LGA and abducted him to an unknown destination.

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On receipt of the report, the DPO in that area led a tactical unit to the area and blocked the hoodlums at Juga village.

“The team engaged the hoodlums in a fierce gun duel and successfully repelled them. The kidnapped victim was rescued unhurt.

“In the course of scanning the scene, two terrorists were neutralised and one of their operational motorcycles was recovered. An investigation is ongoing.


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