Headmaster from MUSAWA in prison for raping a 4-year old boy in his office

A Primary school headmaster, Sule Yusuf, has been remanded in a Katsina prison custody following an allegation that he had sex with a four year old boy. Yusuf, 57-years old was alleged to have recently committed the offence inside his office at Salihawa Primary School,Tunge-Zuri village in the Musawa local government area of katsina state. The headmaster has already been slammed with a one count charge of unnatural offence, contrary to section 284 of Penal code law,while he appeared before Senior Magistrate Falile Dikko on Tuesday for ‘cognizance.’ The police…






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Katsina proposes death for rapists, mandates parents to fend for almajiri

A draft law to domesticate Child Rights Act in Katsina recommends death sentence or life imprisonment for sexual abusers of children. Patents who subject children to begging or hawking, depriving them of school, will also pay up to N20,000 in fine or get  prison time not less than one month, Daily Trust reports. For almajiris, the proposed law permits children to be separated from their parents but only on grounds that the parent or guardian shall provide care, food, clothing and other necessities for the child. The technical committee working…






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Katina: Police arrest 7 thugs that allegedly attacked mosque, steal from worshipers in Rafindadi Qtrs

Seven men who allegedly attacked and robbed a textile trader, Alhaji Hassan Ishaku, while he was observing evening prayers inside a mosque at the Rafindadi area of Katsina State were arraigned before a Katsina Magistrates’ court at the weekend. The accused were charged with criminal conspiracy and armed robbery. The suspects were identified as Aliyu Arab, alias kolo; Amadu Suleiman, alias Jimmy; Murtala Ghali, alias Nasara; Hassan Lawal, alias Rugged; and Ibrahim Haruna, alias Baba Iro. Others are Bishir Ishak, alias Tinkiya; and Muntari Saidu, alias Maisalati. They are all…






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Katsina: Police arrest notorious motorcycle thief, 2 others that buys from him

Katsina State Police command has arrested one Shamsu Sani that lives in Barhim village of Batagarawa, Katsina State earlier this month for allegedly camouflaging in Police uniform and motorcycle theft. This was made known to newsmen in the state by the police command during a press briefing earlier in the week. Bellow is the police press briefing regarding the arrest: “On 02/08/2017 the Command also succeeded in the arrest of one SHAMSU SANI ‘m’ alias “OFFICER” of Barhim village Katsina state, a notorious motorcycle thief who perpetrates his crime by…






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Katsina Police command arrest one Abdullahi Ibrahim – notorious armed robber disguising in police uniform to rob

Katsina State Police command has successifully arrest one Abdullahi Ibrahim – notorious armed robber disguising in police uniform to rob in Katsina State. This is made known to newsmen in the state by the Katsina State Police command during a press briefing yesterday Wednesday, 9th August, 2017. During the press briefing, the police commissioner stated that: “As clampdown on all forms of crime and criminality in Katsina state thrives on, criminal hideouts will continue to be raided with a view to liberating the state and keeping the hoodlums at bay.” “On…






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Police in Katsina State Arrest Mother And Daughter For Allegedly Killing Newborn Baby

The Katsina state police command have arrested 45-year-old Hassana Sabiu pictured left for conniving with her daughter, 25-year-old Qamariya Ismail(right) to kill her baby which she had out of wedlock. According to DailyTrust, the accused persons were arrested after the corpse of Qamariya’s baby was found inside a dust bin at Madugu House on Yahaya Madaki way in the state. Neighbors who knew that she was pregnant raised eyebrows when they saw the corpse of the baby in their neighborhood. The state police command’s spokesman, DSP Isah Gambo, who confirmed…






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Hameed Ali reacts to killings of two customs officers in Dutsi L.G area

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Thursday vowed to bring killers of two officers of the service to justice. In a statement by the Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah in Abuja, Ali said the killing of Chief Superintendent Maidama Yabo and Assistant Superintendent Babandi Shaba was uncalled for. Yabo and Shaba were killed by gunmen at Dogon Hawa in Katsina State. The gunmen, suspected to be robbers, took away the service AK47 riffle, helmet, bullet proof vest and service shoes. The CGC said the…






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SAD: Read how a 55 year old motor mechanic allegedly rape 3 primary school girls in Malumfashi

Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 55 year old motor mechanic Bature Suleiman for allegedly luring three primary school pupils and sexually assaulting them in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state. DSP Isah Gambo, the command’s spokesman in a statement said the suspect allegedly lured the victims to his workshop with N500 and “indecently assaulted them by putting his fingers into their private parts.” According to him, the victims drew the suspicion of their school teacher when they were seen spending lavishly during the break period. Upon interrogation,…






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BREAKING: Police arrested 3 suspects in connection with the killing of customs officers in DUTSI

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…






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Two Nigerian Customs officials killed in Dutsi L.G Area

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. READ ALSO: Masari to establish oil refinery in Mani L.G- Commissioner Information gathered by vanguard revealed that the men were on operation patrol when the incident happened along the Daura – Katsina road. When contacted, the Customs Public Relations Officer, Theophilus Peter Duniya confirmed the incident to our correspondent. Duniya…






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