Police neutralize bandits in Katsina State recover live ammunition.

Police in Katsina State have neutralized one of the bandits terrorizing communities in Safana Local Government Area.
According to the statement signed by the command’s spokesman, SP Gambo Isah,the police also recovered an AK-47 rifle with two rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition.
According to the statement, a Police patrol team attached to Safana Division, had an encounter with bandits numbering about five, Armed with Ak-47 rifles and the team engaged the hoodlums in a fierce gun duel as a result of which one of the bandits was neutralized.
He said the command succeeded in arresting a notorious bandit and a member of the kidnap for ransom syndicate, a 35-year-old Lawal Umar, alias “Bammi” of Tsaskiya Village in Safana Area Council.
The statement further added that the suspect confessed to have participated in several attacks on villages in the Safana, Dutsinma and Charanchi Area Councils of Katsina State and also confessed to have participated in the recent kidnap of the Village Head of Radda, in the Charanchi Area Council, in which he received the sum of one million Naira, as his share of the ransom.

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