Bandits surrender 26 rifles to police in Katsina



Mr Sanusi , Commissioner of Police in State, says four have voluntarily surrendered their weapons to the police in the state.


said at a conference in surrendered 26 rifles, hundreds of ammunition and 45 stolen cows.


“The wishes to inform the public that four ’ leaders decided their own to come out from the , denounce banditry and surrender their weapons.


“They are: Sale Turwa, Mani Turwa, Ado Sarki and Sani Mai-daji.


“They surrendered two General Purpose Machine Guns, one AK 49 rifle, 23 AK 47 rifles, 109 GPMG ammunition, 94 pieces of 7.62mm live ammunition of AK 47, and 45 rustled cows,” he said.


“It became imperative at this juncture, to warn other recalcitrant bandits who refuse to surrender, that government is mightier than any person or group of persons.


“The police and other agencies will continue to deal decisively with any individual or group of unrepentant bandits that refused to surrender,” he added.


urged people in the state to continue to provide vital information to agents that would assist in the fight against banditry and other crimes. (NAN)