Police in Katsina kill 3 bandits in Dustinma Local Government Area
Three suspected bandits have been killed at Ruwan-Dorawan village in Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State during a gun duel with the police.
It was learnt that the suspected bandits met their death early Tuesday when the Police Area Commander for Dutsinma led a combined team of the Counterterrorism Unit and Vigilante group members in the area to repel a group of bandits who stormed the village about 1 a.m.
Eyewitnesses said the bandits had stormed the village and rustled some animals when distressed calls were made to the security team.
The security team reportedly went after the bandits and ambushed them, leading to the gun battle.
The three bandits reportedly died during the shootout while the team recovered one AK 47 rifle, six motorcycles, seventeen rustled cows, and forty sheep from the bandits.
The Spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the incident on Wednesday evening at the command’s headquarters in Katsina.