ONE KILLED, ARMS RECOVERED AS POLICE RAID TERRORISTS’ HIDEOUT IN KATSINA
Katsina State Police Operatives raided a suspected terrorist hideout after credible intelligence indicated that terrorists were sighted in a black spot at Maizuma village, Danja LGA of Katsina State. Following up on the report, police led its teams and engaged the hoodlums in a fierce gun duel on 20 August 2022 at about 0730hrs.
The team successfully repelled the terrorists and neutralized one of the terrorists. In the course of scanning the hideout, the following exhibits were confiscated: (1) locally fabricated gun, (2) military camouflage uniform, (3) machetes and Dagger, (4) one hundred (100) bottles and a gallon of Spirit (5) Some quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp, (6) two Boxer motorcycles (7) three (3) car batteries (8) one Sewing machine, (9) Roll of cable wire, (10) two cooking gas cylinders.
One suspected informant to the terrorists was also arrested. It was reasonably suspected that the ring leader of the terror group, one Sule Dawa, escaped with fatal gunshots wound.
The police are straining every nerve to arrest the gang leader and other members of the syndicate.