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Attacks on Dan-Umaru Village: Kebbi police Recover Rocket Launcher



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By: Abdullahi Faruk Birnin Kebbi


Nigeria police force, Kebbi state command has recovered one rocket launcher abandoned by unknown armed bandits that invaded Dan-Umaru Village, Bena District of Danko-Wasagu LGA of the state. After receiving the said information a team of policemen from Dan-Umaru police division, vigilante, swiftly responded and engaged them to a gun duel.

This was disclosed by the Commissioner of police, CP Samuel Titus Musa to journalist on a press briefing on Tuesday in Birnin Kebbi, while parading suspects arrested in connection with different offences at the state command Headquarters to journalist.

The Commissioner said” a team successfully repelled the attack and recovered one rocket launcher, the suspected armed bandits escaped with various degrees of gun shot wounds, according to police Commissioner speech”.

Also, one Aminu Bello ‘m’ of Almasira Area of Jega town, borrowed the sum of Four Hundred and Eighty five thousand Naira (N485,000) from his friend Abdulmajid Nasiru of the same address. The suspect Aminu Bello lured the victim into a nearby bush and stabbed him with a knife on the neck.

As a result, the victim felled down unconscious and was rushed to Aisha Muhammadu Buhari General hospital, Jega where a medical doctor on duty confirmed him death. Thereafter detectives Officers of the said command swing into action and apprehended the suspect who was about to escape.

At the point of investigation, the suspect confessed to have committed the said crime. According to the police Commissioner, after investigation is concluded he will be charge to court for prosecution.

Similarly, one Hauwa Sulieman of Babbar Dogo village of Maru LGA of Zamfara State, was also arrested in possession of Five Hundred and sixty six (566) rounds of 7. 62×39mm live ammunitions. The case is under investigation. Stressing that she was arrested at the axis area of same Danko-Wasagu LGA on 24th July 2023.

In an interview with journalist at the police Headquarters in Birnin Kebbi, she said ” that it was one women who asked me to help her and collect them message on her behalf, thereafter I opened the bag I now saw live ammunition, on reaching to Army Officers checkpoint at Danko-Wasagu LGA, I want to them and explain and hand it over to them, she narrated”.

According to her, it is on fair for me to allow this ammunition be use in killing a human live, because as a good Muslim what should I told Almighty Allah on the day of judgement. “I have on option than to report, she said”.

” After questioning and interrogation me by the military personnel, they arrested me and later handed me over to police, according to Hauwa Sulieman”. She however, said that” I was aware that being in possession of live ammunition is an offence, that’s why i complain to military personnel on duty at the above mentioned place, he she lamented”.

The Commissioner, expressed his appreciation to the acting inspector General of police kayode Adeolu E for found him Worthy to be posted to kebbi state police command as the 35th Commissioner of police.

While assuring IGP and kebbi State government and the entire people of the state, that the officers and men of the command under his watch will not relent their effort to ensure that kebbi State and its environs is free for any forms of criminality. But urging people across the state to assist the police and other sister agencies in volunteering vital information of any suspicious movement or act. Because it is by way of volunteering information, we can able exercise our own duties.

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