TheKatsina State Command of the Nigeria Police Force says it has arrested three persons in connection with the killing of two officers of the Nigeria Customs Service on Sunday night.
The officers identified as ASC Babandi Nurudeen and CSC Maidamma Yabo, were shot dead at Dogon Hawa Shargele in Dutsi local government area, along Daura -Katsina road, while they were on patrol duty.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the arrest of the suspects noted that a Deputy Commissioner of Police has been deployed to the Daura zone over the incident.
He said a police patrol was mobilized to the scene of the shooting where three motorcycles and a military belt were recovered from the suspects.
It could be recalled that KATSINA POST earlier reported that two custom officers attached to the Katsina Area command were reportedly shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the state.
The incident was said to have happened late hours of Sunday night at the Dogon Hawa, Shargele in Dutsi Local government area of the state.