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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JUST IN: Police arrest 3 students from FCE, School of Nursing, College of Legal, Daura over car theft

Three students from three tertiary institutions in Katsina State have been arrested in connection with the theft and selling of a Honda Civic car. The students: Lawal Sani (School of Nursing, Katsina)), Usman Mohammed (College for Legal Studies, Daura) and Sani Sani (Federal College of Education, Katsina), met in Daura during the last holidays were they planned and committed the offence. Katsina State police spokesman, DSP Isah Gambo, said the trio conspired and committed the offence last Ramadan during ‘Tarawiy’ prayer according to Daily Trust. READ ALSO: Katsina Police arrests the…






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BREAKING: Katsina assembly summons Mannir Yakubu, Mustapha Inuwa, 3 others over ‘security’ issues

Katsina State House of Assembly has summoned the state Deputy Governor, Mannir Yakubu; Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Mustapha Inuwa; Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Ahmed Al-Marzurk; Chief of Staff, Bello Mandiya, and Political/Permanent Secretary to Government House, Mukhtari Lawal, to appear before the House over insecurity in the state. The summons followed a submission of report made by the House Committee on Security and Intelligence on robbery cases in Mani and Batagarawa Local Government areas in the state. While presenting the report, Chairman of the committee, Abubakar Abukur,…






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Katsina: Customs fights smugglers, arrests truck load of rice hidden in animal waste

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Zone B, has arrested a truck-load of rice concealed in animal dung by smugglers in Katsina State. Mr Shehu Usman, the Controller in charge of the zone, made the disclosure at a news conference on Tuesday in Katsina. He said that the vehicle was arrested on Sunday by customs personnel, adding that the smugglers concealed the bags of rice in manure to deceive the operatives. He said that smugglers have devised many ways to perfect their acts. “The government is serious on rice…






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Amnesty Programme: Katsina government pays cattle rustlers N250,000, N50,000 for AK 47, other lesser arms

The amnesty program initiated by Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has yielded positive result, especially in Faskari, Sabuwa, Dandume, Kankara, Danmusa, Safana, Batsari and Jibia, being the major cattle rustling council areas of the state. Since the inauguration of the State Dialogue and Amnesty Committee on November 10, 2016 headed by the Secretary to the Government (SSG), it has received N40m from the state government. It received N5million on December 9, 2016 and another N5million on January 17, 2017 as its working impress. The state government released another N30m…






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Katsina Police arrests the notorious armed robber terrorizing Dutsin-ma – Danmusa road

Police in Katsina State have arrested a notorious armed robber, Muhammad Bello, 25, a.k.a ‘Kiri Gorare Namushoda.’ The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Gambo Isa, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Katsina on Thursday. Isa said Bello had led an armed robbery syndicate that terrorized people on Dustinma – Danmusa Road in Danmusa Local Government Area of the state. He said the robber was arrested following a tip-off three days ago. He said Bello had led an armed robbery operation five days ago where the…






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Katsina arrests 4 suspected ‘Kauraye’ in connection with the killing of Late Salisu Shafi’u Inwala

Four suspected ‘Kauraye’ have been arrested by Police in Katsina in connection to the death of one  Salisu Shafi’u , 17 of Inwala qrts, Katsina state. Those arrested are Shamsu Sulaiman, 20yrs alias MIYAU, Suleman Haladu, 18 alias MANU, Sirajo Kabir, 16 alias TSITAKA and Amar Usman, 19yrs all of Bayan stadium, Kwado quarters, Katsina. The state command  spokesman DSP Gambo Isah said the victim was reported to have been attacked around the stadium by the suspects believed to be ‘Kauraye’ terrorizing people. READ ALSO: Katsina Police arrests 2 teenagers hoodlums…






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One Amadu from KAFUR in prison for allegedly stealing ducks, chickens worth N50,000

One Amadu Anaruma-Banshe of Dutsarr Bori Village in the Kafur Local Government Area of the state now currently remanded in the prison custody for allegedly robbing one Saminu Abdullahi. He was said to have stolen ducks and chickens valued at N60,000. According to the police, Anaruma-Banshe along with one Mani Magare, who is now  at large, committed the offence, which, the police said, is contrary to Section 6B(1),(2),(a),(b) of the Robbery and Firearms Act Cap R11 LNF,2014. In a related development, also a man identified as Mallam Umar Labaran of…






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