Notorious armed bandit arrested after fierce gun battle with police

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A notorious armed bandit has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command, after a fierce gun battle with police officers along Tsiga – Huguma road, Kafur LGA of Katsina state.

The police recovered one AK 47 rifle with breech No. 20174, eighteen rounds of 7.62mm of live ammunition and two Bajaj Boxer motorcycles from the notorious armed bandit who was arrested while his colleagues fled.

The press release reads;

RECOVERY OF ONE AK 47 RIFLE WITH BREECH NO. 20174 AND TWO BAJAJ BOXER MOTORCYCLES FROM SUSPECTED KIDNAPPERS/ARMED ROBBERS:

On 14/01/2018 at about 20:00hrs, Police Patrol Team attached to Kafur Division, had a fierce encounter with a notorious gang of suspected kidnappers/armed robbers along Tsiga – Huguma road, Kafur LGA of Katsina state.

The team succeeded in dislodging the bandits and recovered one AK 47 rifle with breech No. 20174 with eighteen rounds of 7.62mm of live ammunition and two Bajaj Boxer motorcycles abandoned by the bandits.  Investigation is ongoing.

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