@ police Press BREIFING;
Between 22nd to 28th of May, 2021, the Command conducted raids in criminal hideouts in Katsina metro and succeeded in arresting ten suspected Social Miscreants otherwise known as ‘Kauraye’. Those arrested are:
- Hafiz Iliyasu 2. Abubakar Habibu 3. Nura Lawal 4. Aliyu Yusuf 5. Umar Sani 6. Imrana Abubakar 7. Muhammadu Sabo 8. Ismaila Sanusi 9. Ibrahim Abdulmalik 10. Ibrahim Habibu all between the ages of 20 to 25 yrs of various addresses in Katsina. In the course of investigation, some quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp, Second die solution, and cutlass were recovered from their possession.. Investigation is ongoing.
- ARREST OF A SUSPECTED RAPIST WHO RAPED TWO MINORS: On 28/05/2021 the Command succeeded in arresting one Abdulkadir Abdulkarim, m, aged 50yrs of Dauki village, Batsari but now residing at Modoji Quarters, Katsina, who raped two minor girls of the ages of 3 and 5yrs. In the course of investigation, suspect confessed to have used his fingers in raping them. Investigation is ongoing.
- ARREST OF A SUSPECTED FRAUDSTER WHO SPECIALIZES IN DEFRAUDING/STEALING OF ATM CARDS FROM UNSUSPECTING MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AT ATM POINTS IN THE STATE:. ON 24/05/2021 at about 11:00hrs, based on top off, the Command succeeded in arresting one Aliyu Abdullahi, ‘M’, aged 21yrs of Kasuwar Maya Quarters, FUNTUA, a notorious fraudster who specializes in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public who went ATM points to withdraw cash. In the course of investigation, suspect confessed that his modus operandi is to hanged out between UBA and First Bank ATM points along IBB way, Katsina. And what he does was to petiently wait for an operator whose ATM was rejected because of inexperience with operation of the machine. He then came in and pretended to render assistance and in the process he swapped the victim’s ATM card with a fake one. He already had the victim’s ATM card and PIN number, he will then quickly ran to another ATM point and withdraw all the money in the account. Inspect confessed to have withdrew over the sum of one million, six hundred and six thousand, four hundred naira (6,606,400, 000) from different accounts of six (6) of his victims. Investigation is ongoing, pls.
SP GAMBO ISAH,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, (PPRO)