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Police Guns Down Terrorist Leader in Katsina


Police Guns Down Terrorist Leader in Katsina

Katsina State Police Command on Monday identified the terrorist killed when its operatives repelled an attack on a checkpoint in the Jibia Local Government Area of the Katsina state.

The police said the suspect, Ibrahim Dangawo, was a terrorist leader operating in Katsina and Zamfara states, adding that his gang might have killed a former Jibia Divisional Police Officer, DSP Abdulkadir Rano, in 2022 in an ambush.The spokesman for the Katsina police Command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the development in a statement.“Also, unconfirmed sources revealed that six terrorists were buried in the forest today (Monday). Investigation continues,” the statement added.

A gang of terrorists had early Monday attacked the police checkpoint at Magama/ Hirji Junction along Katsina/ Jibia Road, resulting in Dangawo’s death.Two policemen, who sustained injuries in the encounter, were treated and discharged.Isah revealed that the incident occurred around 4.30am.


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