Police in Kano arrests bandit on mission to set den in Karaye, recover 55 cow

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The arrested suspect

Police in Kano have arrested a bandit on flee from Kaduna Birni Gwari axis.

The knowledge of his arrest was disclosed by ASP Abdullahi Hussain, Deputy spokesperson of the State Police Command.

According to the police, operatives led by one SP Aliyu Mohammed Auwal, while on intelligence-led Clearance Operation at Karaye LGA, Kano State along Kaduna-Kano Border arrested the bandit one Isah Lawal, aged 33 years old of Kaya Village, Giwa LGA, Kaduna State. The suspect was found in possession of fifty-five (55) Cows and six (6) Sheep.

“During the course of investigation, the suspect confessed that they were running out from their Maidaro Bandits Camp in Birnin Gwari LGA, Kaduna State because one of their Gang Leaders, Bashir of Malumfashi, Katsina State was killed during a Bandits Rival Group fights which necessitated him to relocate to Kano State, Gwarzo-Karaye Forest to set up a new camp,” the Police explained.

It added “a discrete investigation is in progress as the suspect is providing useful information that will assist the Police in tackling banditry in neighboring States,”

The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, having commended the Police Operatives for their effort, resilience and commitment, directed the deployment of additional manpower and equipment to all Kano State borders.