Armed robbers believed to specialize in terrorizing people along the Katsina-Kano highway have attacked and dispossessed the Katsina State Commissioner of Information, Home Affairs and Culture Hamza Borodo of some valuables.
The state commissioner of Police Usman Abdullahi who disclosed this, said the robbers who wore Nigerian Army uniform blocked the highway around Kukar Kwaida Kankia, and carried out the attack.
He said the robbers stole four GSM handsets and N9,000 cash from the commissioner, but that the command was able to apprehend them.
He said the same gang stormed the residence and bakery of one Alhaji Nura Halliru at Kafin Soli Kankia and robbed him of undisclosed amount of money.
“Another was at Soro Daya Kankia Katsina where they shot and killed one Suleiman Adamu, a tanker driver, and stole his belongings,” he added.
He reiterated that the Police had been able to bust the gang, giving the names of those of them arrested as Saminu Ibrahim, Yahaya Ibrahim, Bello Abdullahi, Suleiman Abubakar, Abdurrahaman Dahiru and Hassan Nasiru. Others are Kabiru Isyaku, Surajo Ibrahim, Ibrahim Yunusa, Usman Isah, Yusuf Suleiman and Muntari Abu Garba
Source: Daily Trust