Bandits kill two police officers in Katsina OpenCategory: Violent Attacks
Time: 19 Nov 21, 02:20PM
Address: Local Government Secretariat, Dutsi Ma-Runka Road, Safana, Nigeria
Reported by: Saliu Juliana
Two officers of the Katsina State Police Command lost their lives in a gun duel with bandits. ASP Yakubu Joshua, attached to 27 Police Mobile Force (PMF) Katsina and Sgt Zaharadeen Yuguda attached to Safana Division were killed by the hoodlums in a crossfire at their hideout at Baure village in Safana Local Government Area of the state. The State Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, disclosed this on Friday while briefing pressmen at the police headquarters. However, CP Buba said the police team led by the Dutsima Area Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police ACP, Aminu Umar were able to dislodge the hoodlums, killing two of them in the process and recovered one AK-47 rifle with 35 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition among other items.