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Police to deploy 3,500 officers for Sallah in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has disclosed that it will deploy 3,500 men and officers to the Eid-el-Fitr praying ground, recreation centres and other public places to ensure a hitch-free Sallah celebration in the state.

Police arrest suspected robbers in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it has succeeded in arresting some suspects who specialise in stealing vehicles in the state.

APC Congress: No imposition of candidates in Katsina – Tanko Zakari

Chairman, Ward Congress Committee in Katsina State and the Deputy National Treasurer of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Barrister Mohammed Tanko Zakari, has assured that no imposition of candidates in the ward congress in the state.

Police arrest bandits, fake doctor in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command on Saturday said it had arrested a syndicate of armed robbers that specialised in kidnapping people for ransom.

Kidnapped octogenarian mother of Katsina businessman freed

Hajiya Diya, octogenarian mother of a businessman and owner of Shema Petroleum filling station, Nagogo Mamman, who was abducted by gunmen in Katsina State has been freed.

Katsina assemblyman’s wife kidnapped by armed bandits

Unknown armed bandits has kidnapped wife of a Katsina lawmaker and member representing Ingawa Constituency at the State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abubakar Suleiman Tunas, with a sum of N100 million allegedly demanded by her abductors as ransom to secure her release.

Police nab fake NAF officer, kill two armed robbers in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 34-year-old man, Nasir Abu, of Filing Polo Quarters, Katsina, in military camouflage, parading himself as Flying Officer of the Nigerian Air Force and defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.

Customs kill man in front of father’s shop

There is tension at Daddara village, in the Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State, after some operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, shot dead a man in front of his father’ s shop.

Police to deploy 1,500 officers for Katsina rerun poll

The Nigeria Police have said it would deploy no fewer than 1,500 officers and men for Saturday’s National Assembly rerun election for the Mashi/Dutsi House of Representatives seat in Katsina State.

Five suspected kidnappers arrested in Katsina

Not less than five suspected kidnappers were said to have been arrested by men and officers of the Katsina State Police Command.

Police arrest alleged kidnappers of eight-year-old girl

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested three suspects for allegedly kidnapping an eight-year-old girl, Sayyaba Ishiye.

Farmer arrested defiling, impregnating mentally retarded woman in Katsina

A 25-year-old mentally retarded woman (Islamia) is now carrying a 28-week pregnancy allegedly owned by a 50-year-old farmer, Safiyanu Kamala of Jino village in Kankara local government area of Katsina state.

15-year-old housewife arrested for killing husband, half-brother in Katsina

A fifteen-year-old housewife in Katsina State, Dausiya Abdulmuminu, has been arrested by the Katsina Police Command for allegedly poisoning her husband, Samilu Usman, 27, and her half-brother, Mohammed Abdulmuminu, to death.

Katsina Emirate Council chieftain in police net over alleged rape

The police in Katsina State, have re-arrested a chieftain of the Katsina Emirate Council, Bashir Bala, 45, over alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl.

Mother faces trial for attempted sale of twins

The police in Katsina said they would soon arraign a woman, Salima Lawal, who was arrested while allegedly attempting to sell a set of twins for N350,000.

Woman arrested for dumping baby in toilet

A 20-year-old housewife, Samsiya Hassan, has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command for allegedly dumping her one-day-old baby boy in a pit toilet, resulting in his death six days later.

Police kill suspected cattle rustler in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command said on Sunday that its operatives had gunned down a suspected cattle rustler during an exchange of fire along Sakwattawa-Shawere cattle route.

Son plans fake kidnap with friends, extorts father of N500, 000

The Katsina Police Command said it arrested three youths who staged a fake kidnap of their friend to extort a ransom of N500, 000 from his father, Alhaji Illayasu Jibiya.

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