2022: We killed 54 criminals, lost 5 officials in Katsina – Police

The Katsina State Police Order said it prevailed with regards to killing 54 desperados and saved 122 seized casualties from January to December 2022, even as it lost five of its agents in the bid to reestablish harmony and request to regions inclined to banditry in the state.

Inside the period under audit, the order recorded 1,102 captures from 705 detailed cases out of which 989 are as yet going through arraignment.

Katsina State Chief of Police, Shehu Nadada uncovered this to newsmen during the express order’s finish of-year question and answer session on Tuesday.

A breakdown of the capture as introduced by the chief of police showed that 266 suspects were captured regarding assault and unnatural offenses, 241 regarding banditry and 177 regarding equipped burglary, among others.

Different captures made inside the period incorporate 71 thought hoodlums, 21 associated illegal medication dealers and providers with medications to crooks.

Nadada likewise uncovered that its agents safeguarded 277 hijacked casualties and recuperated 35 guns, including 14 AK-47 rifles and 21 privately made firearms, as well as 81 rounds of 76.2mm ammo.

Along these lines, the Katsina State Chief of Police said 1,092 homegrown creatures comprising of 727 cows and 370 sheep and goats were recuperated.

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