Police arrest 14-12 months-passe suspected bandit, 19 others in Katsina


The minor allegedly confesed to killing two individuals all the intention in which by an attack.

The police non-public paraded a 14-12 months passe boy (name withheld) as a suspected bandit in Katsina Reveal.

Parading the suspect alongside 19 others, the police spokesperson in the state, Gambo Isa, acknowledged the minor confessed to killing two individuals in Mallamawa in Jibia native executive dwelling of the state some months attend.

The boy, who acknowledged he may possibly per chance tackle an AK 47 gun, acknowledged he used to be knowledgeable as a bandit, kidnapper and cattle rustler by a infamous banditry kingpin, Maliki.

“The boy has confessed to us that he has participated in loads of assaults on villages inner and exterior of doors the state where he acknowledged he may possibly per chance non-public in thoughts killing two of us in Mallamawa.

“He also participated in assaults on Dankulumbo and Kukar Babangida, all in Jibia native executive dwelling. He has also rustled an unspecified option of animals all the intention in which by loads of assaults,” Mr Isa acknowledged.

The police at the press briefing
The police on the press briefing

While he used to be being paraded, the boy acknowledged he regretted his actions and desires to be reformed.

Bandits’ informants, gasoline suppliers

Other suspected bandits and informants had been also paraded on the police headquarters in Katsina.

Mr Isa acknowledged amongst these arrested had been Sama’ila Rabiu allegedly caught with 56 cattle, one donkey and three goats.

Three suspects, Garba Isa, Kabir Garba and Yusuf Garba had been apprehended for allegedly supplying gasoline to bandits, depositing and withdrawing cash for the bandits as successfully selling of rustled animals.

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