A good job has been done by the police officers between January and May in Katsina State. Three suspected armed robbers were killed and 27 arrested.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Aminu Sadiq, made the disclosure to newsmen in Katsina on Wednesday.
Moreover, two AK 47 rifles, one G3 rifle, four locally made revolver pistol, one locally made double barrel rifle, 74 cartridges and more than 250 different ammunitions were recovered from the criminals. The police also confiscated 8 stolen vehicles, 5 of them were given back to their owners.
Among other detainees are 21 persons who suspected to be cattle rustlers. 382 cattle, 188 sheep and goats were impounded from them and returned to the owners. All the suspects had been charged to court for prosecution.
The Police Command once again сalled the public for cooperation with the law enforcement agencies – to be attentive and report on suspicious persons and items in the area. He also noted that the success in reducing crime rate in the state was not possible without active participation of common citizens.
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