The Katsina State Police Command on Wednesday, have succeeded in the arrest of a 14-year-old suspected female kidnapper after a fierce encounter in Sabon Layin Sira village of Kafur LGA.
Spokesperson for the Command, SP Isah Gambo said that on April 11, based on credible intelligence, the Command raided a criminal hideout at Sabon Layin Sira village, Kafur LGA of Katsina state.
“After a fierce encounter with the bandits, the Police team succeeded in dislodging them. A search was immediately carried out in the camp and the following exhibits were recovered:
- One Travor-21 Rifle No.38801176
- Seventy nine rounds of 5.6mm live ammunition
- One unregistered Boxer Motorcycle
- National ID Card”“However, on the same date, one Safiya Alh Yakubu, ‘f’, aged 14yrs of Runka village, of Safana LGA of Katsina state was arrested roaming around the camp. In the course of investigation, she confessed to be the wife of the owner of the recovered rifle, one Alh Yakubu of Runka village, Safana LGA of Katsina state and mentioned three others now at large. Investigation is ongoing”