The Katsina State Police Command has recovered a number of deadly weapons of mass destructions from infamous bandits who surrendered themselves willingly to the state Police Command.
The infamous bandits who had unleashed numerous mayhem throughout the state had been reported to have willingly surrendered themselves and their weapons.
“Two Basic Goal Machine Weapons, One AK 49 Assault Rifle, Twenty-three AK- 47 Assault Rifles, 100 and 9 (109) GPMG ammunition, Ninety-four 7.62mm reside ammunition of AK 47 rifle and Forty-five (45) rustled cows,” had been recovered.
The report of the repentant bandits was disclosed to members of the press on the state police headquarters by the Commissioner of Police, Sani Buba, who was represented by the PRO and spokesman of the Police.
The Police Commissioner addressing members of the press stated, “I’ve the pleasure to welcome you to Katsina State Police Command Headquarters, to temporary you on yet one more vital breakthrough made by the Nigeria Police Power.”
4 of the repentant bandits’ leaders who terrorized the state from the Illeila forest of Safana LGA in Katsina State had been reported by the spokesman of the Katsina Police Commissioner to incorporate: Mani Turwa, Sani Mai Daji, Ado Sarki and Sale Turwa.
The Chief of Police within the state boasted that “We aren’t begging and even persuading them to give up.”
He warned that the Nigeria safety equipment will deal ruthlessly with criminals and unrepentant bandits henceforth.
“The Nigeria Police pressure and different sister safety companies will depart no stone unturned in isolating and dealing decisively with people and teams of unrepentant bandits who refuse to give up and hold hibernating within the forests.”
The Police Commissioner additional assured residents and well-wishers that banditry within the state will quickly be a factor of the previous.
“The Command needs to guarantee the great individuals of the state that banditry and different crimes will quickly develop into historical past.” The Police Commissioner stated.
Since December 2020, bandits have continued to unleash numerous terrors on residence and establishments in Katsina State.
Outstanding among the many a number of onslaughts by bandits was the kidnapping of about 344 college students from Authorities Science Secondary Faculty, a boarding college situated in Kankara LGA of Katsina State final yr December.
Simply final month it was reported that the state Governor Aminu Bello Masari reverted some Boarding colleges to Day college on account of the incessant menace posed by bandits to establishments of studying throughout the nation.
Additionally because of the nefarious actions and restlessness attributable to bandits throughout the state and the nation at giant, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the Nigeria Safety Companies to shoot at sight anybody discovered with AK-47 within the bushes and forests.
The President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu in an interview with BBC earlier final month stated:
“The president has ordered safety forces to enter the bushes and shoot whoever they see with refined weapons like AK-47.”
Equally, Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari retracted the sooner determination of his authorities in 2020 to barter with the bandits for his or her failure to maintain to the phrases of the cut price.
“The armed bandits have betrayed our belief in our quest to discover a lasting peace within the state,” Masari was quoted to have stated in a report.