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The Katsina State government may have imposed a ban on all forms of farming around the dreaded Rugu forest as bandits and kidnappers continue to harass residents in at least nine of the 34 local government areas.
The newly launched “operation puff adder,” by the Inspector general of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to rid the North Western states of kidnapping and banditry activities appeared to be yielding quick results as the Katsina State Command Wednesday evening paraded about 40 criminals arrested for various offences ranging from kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery, rituals and supplying of logistics to perpetrate criminality in the 8 frontline local government areas of the State
No fewer than 23 people have been killed, while many shops, houses and vehicles were set ablaze as bandits, again, attacked Sabuwa Local Government and Garin-Magaji village in Batsari Local Government of Katsina State.
Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and abduction of three INEC ad-hoc staff during the governorship and state assembly election in the state.
Babangida Lawal, who is the Ward Head of Zandam village in Jibia local government, was abducted alongside one Murtala Rabe, a businessman in the village, local sources said.
The Katsina State Police Command have arrested 80-year-old herbalist, Ussaini Musa, and two others for allegedly plucking out the eyes of a police sergeant in Jos, Plateau State, as part of items to make an invincible jacket.
A 13-year-old boy in Katsina State has reportedly cut off the penis of an Inspector of Police, Lawal Mohammed, during a forced intercourse.
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.
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