HomeNIGERIAFour Bandit Leaders Surrender inKatsina, Give Up 45 Rustled Cattle, Machine Guns

Four Bandit Leaders Surrender inKatsina, Give Up 45 Rustled Cattle, Machine Guns

The Katsina state commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba says four bandits have surrendered and denounced their illegal activities in Katsina state. Buba announced this at a press conference in Katsina on Thursday. The bandits identified as Sale Turwa, Mani Turwa, Ado Sarki, and Sani Mai-Daji and were reported to have also surrendered 45 rustled cattle, two General Purpose machine guns, 24 AK 47 assault rifles, 109 GMPGammunition, 95 7.62MM Live Ammunition, among others. The commissioner of police explained that their surrender is part of the KatsinaState Police Command’s effort in the ongoing onslaught against banditry, armed robbery, kidnapping, and other forms of crimes and criminality in the state. He further explained that it’s also in line with the Federal Government’s directive to all security agencies to clamp down on all marauding bandits in the forest, until either they are arrested, neutralized, or forced to surrender. The police chief said the bandits came forward unconditionally. It is not yet clear whether the bandits who surrendered on Thursday were granted amnesty.

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