February 27, 2024

The ward head of Gobirau village in Faskari Local Government of Katsina State has been arrested under the command of police in Katsina over alleged connivance with terrorists.

The police received a distress call that one Yahaya Danbai, 35 was attacked on his farm by a suspected terrorist using AK 47 rifle.“The farmer summoned courage, overpowered his assailant, disarmed him and killed the terrorist.“He took the recovered AK 47 rifle and reported the incident to the ward head, Malam Surajo Madawaki ,50.“Rather than report the matter to the police, the village head called one Hamisu, a notorious leader of the killed terrorist and handed over the recovered AK 47 rifle to him.”Police spokesman,SP Gambo Isah stated.

“Consequently, Hamisu mobilised his gang, surrounded the village, brought out the gallant farmer and killed him instantly.In the course of the investigation, the village head confessed to the commission of the offence,’’ SP Isah added.

The village head was paraded alongside some other suspects.

According to him, the other suspects arrested includes; suspected armed robbers, a paedophile and a woman accused of killing her stepson by throwing him into a well.

Marvelous Ogidi

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