Image

POLICE ARREST 'REPENTANT BANDIT' ABDULLAHI MAI-RAFI FOR ROBBERY IN KATSINA

The Katsina State police command has arrested a “repentant” bandit identified as Abdullahi Mai-Rafi over alleged armed robbery, cattle rustling and kidnapping, in Katsina State.


The suspect, who hails from Kofar Marusa Lowcost, Katsina, was arrested alongside a certain Abbas Haruna, 34, of Filin Polo Quarters, Katsina and Usman Hassan, 50 of Ganuwa village, Charanchi Local Government Area of Katsina state.


The trio allegedly attacked a herdsman, Alhaji Gide Suleiman, who hails from Malumafashi Local Government Area, on August 11 at Dammarke community. The suspects rustled 20 cows valued at N7.5m from Alhaji Suleiman.


It was gathered that the suspects also allegedly stole N40,000 and four mobile phones from the victim.


Confirming the development, the State's Police PRO, Isah Gambo, said; “They also searched and robbed them of the sum of N40,000 naira and four (4) GSM handsets. Subsequently, on 24/08/2021 at about 0730hrs, the same syndicate of Abdullahi Mai-Rafi and three (3) others, attacked the complainant on the same false allegation and attempted to rob him of another set of twenty cows and some sheep, but nemesis caught up with them when they were rounded up and arrested by the Command.


“In the course of investigation, suspects confessed to the commission of the offences.


“The gang leader, Abdullahi Mai-Rafi confessed to have conspired with the others and sold all the cows at Dankama market, Kaita LGA of the state.


“Two cows and the sum of four hundred and forty-four thousand naira were recovered as exhibits from their possessions.


“It may interest you to know that Abdullahi Mai-Rafi, was a notorious bandit but repented and was working with the state government under the office of S. A. Security."


Read Also: GUNMEN KIDNAP LECTURER, THREE OTHERS ALONG ABUJA-OKHENE HIGHWAY


Follow us on Twitter and get exclusive news as it breaks







Comments


This is Rising!

  • Image

    BOKO HARAM CHANGES ABDUCTED CHIBOK GIRLS IDENTI...

  • Image

    $1.96 BILLION NIGERIAN-NIGER RAIL PROJECT: MATT...

  • Image

    COVID-19: UNETHICAL PRACTICE AND COMPROMISE INC...

  • Image

    GHANA PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO APOLOGISES TO B...

  • Image

    ZULUM CONVOY'S ATTACK: AMIR SA'AD, ABU FATIMA, ...

  • Image

    TALKING SECURITY WITH COL HASSAN STAN-LABO

  • Image

    PIRATES ROB SHIP AT POINTE NOIRE ANCHORAGE IN C...

  • Image

    UPDATE: IGHALO SETS TO SIGN NEW DEAL

  • Notice (8): Trying to access array offset on value of type null [ROOT/plugins/EonsNews/src/Template/Pages/details.ctp, line 159]" alt="Image" />

    Notice (8): Trying to access array offset on value of type null [ROOT/plugins/EonsNews/src/Template/Pages/details.ctp, line 169]/details/entertainment-intelligence-71732789101/">
    Notice (8): Trying to access array offset on value of type null [ROOT/plugins/EonsNews/src/Template/Pages/details.ctp, line 170]

  • Image

    ABJECT POVERTY TO REMAIN CONSTANT IN 2020 – WOR...

  • Image

    TROOPS NEUTRALISE 10 SUSPECTED TERRORISTS IN BORNO

Join WhatApp Group