Police arrest 4 suspected cattle rustlers with 208 animals

Police Command it has arrested four suspected cattle rustlers with 208 .

This is contained a statement issued by command’s Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, on Tuesday Katsina.

He named suspects as Isiya Halliru, Nasiru Bature, Bello Hamza and Hassan Iliyasu.

“On May 10, 2021, at about 11:00hrs, based on credible intelligence, the command succeeded smashing a notorious syndicate of bandits terrorizing Kankara and its environs.

“They were arrested with 170 cows and 38 sheep suspected to be rustled ,” he said.

Isah said that investigations, the suspects confessed that the belonged to their masters living the dreaded Rugu .

The police spokesman further said that the owners failed to show and claim ownership of the animals.

He noted that the animals have already handed over to the State’s Standing for further necessary action while investigations were on. (NAN)