Twelve cattle rustled in Katsina state have been intercepted by Team of state intelligence Bureau of the Katsina state police command, while a 40-year-old Abdullahi Saidu and jafaru Aminu (50) with a resident at Unguwar Nachibi, a location at Birnin gwari in Kaduna state who are also identified as notorious syndicate was arrested after an evaluation of credible intelligence.
A statement from the state public relation officer, Sp Gambo Isah stated that in the suspects were in possession of the twelve rustled cows and that in the course of investigation, the suspects all confessed to have received the cows from the bandits along faskari local government of Katsina state adjoining Birnin-gwari in kaduna state with the intent to dispose them off.
Command also arrest two human traffickers terrorizing Katsina state.
The statement put further; that ‘after a reliable tip-off, arrested one Abubakar Habibu of koza villiage, maiadua local government of the state.
The PPRO said the suspects was arrested along kongolom in connection with a case of human trafficking which is under investigation by the command.The syndicate specializes in conveying their victims on motorcycle across the Nigeria boarder to Niger republic for onward trafficking to Libya and to Europe, adding that suspects confessed to the commission of the offence as efforts is ongoing to arrest other members of the syndicate, the statement read