Katsina State Police confirms killing of Batsari LGA APC Chairman, 17 others
The Police Command in Katsina State said that bandits have killed Alhaji Abdulhamid Sani, Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Batsari Local Government Area of the state and 17 others on Sunday
Police spokesman Gombo Isa confirmed the attack, adding the assailants carried “sophisticated weapons”. He said security forces were “combing the forest with a view to arresting the hoodlums.”
“Today, 31/05/2020, at about 1:35 p.m., bandits in their numbers, attacked Sabon-garin Dumburawa in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
“The bandits begun shooting sporadically with sophisticated weapons, and killed a 55-year-old APC Chairman in Batsari local Government Area, Abdulhamid Sani, when he resisted to be kidnapped by the hoodlums,” he said.
Isah said that Operation Puff Adder and Sharan Daji have responded, and now searching the forest with a view to arresting the hoodlums. (NAN)