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Police confirms killing of five and abduction of others in Katsina

Written by on November 7, 2023

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed five persons shot dead while two others injured during an attack by bandits in Sayaya village of Matazu Local Government Area of the state.

This is contained in a statement issued by the command’s Public Relations Officer ASP Abubakar Aliyu.

The PPRO added that five other people were kidnapped by the assailants during the incident, noting that the injured persons were rushed to the hospital for medical attention.

Aliyu said the Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Abubakar-Musa, sympathised with the families of the victims.

The PPRO added that the CP urged the public with information that would aid the investigation to come forward and assist adding that efforts are being intensified to ensure rescue of the kidnapped victims unhurt and arrest of perpetrators of the dastardly act.

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