The Katsina State Police Command has arrested members of notorious armed robbery and kidnapping syndicate .
Spokesperson for the State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the arrests on Monday, December 17, said that the Command succeeded in arresting a member of a notorious syndicate of kidnappers terrorizing Faskari LGA of Katsina state.
Nemesis caught up with the suspect on December 5, when he and other members of his syndicate invaded the house of one Alh Nasiru Bala ‘m’ of Kamfanin Daudawa village, Faskari LGA of Katsina state with intent to kidnap him. Suspect confessed to have participated in several other similar kidnappings in Faskari LGA of Katsina state. Investigation is ongoing.
In a similar development, the police arrested two notorious armed robbery and kidnapping syndicate and recovered one brand new Toyota Hilux pick-up van suspected to be stolen.
“On 02/12/2018 at about 01:00hrs, the Command succeeded in arresting a notorious armed robbery/kidnapping syndicate and recovered one new brand Toyota Hilux pick-up van, tinted, white in colour, unregistered, chassis number TEK 129807062038 suspected to be stolen. Police Patrol Team on routine patrol along Dutsinma – Katsina road, intercepted the vehicle with the following occupants:
a. Isah Usaini, ‘m’, alias “FULANI”, aged 28yrs of Tashar Tsamiya village, Anchau LGA of Kaduna state
b. Sa’idu Sale, ‘m’, aged 19yrs, of Zungur-Kogi village, of Bauchi state
Suspects with others at large, confessed to have robbed the said vehicle at gun point near Fatima House, Abuja. Investigation is ongoing.” the statement reads.