Culpable Homicide: Causing Grievous Hurt, Kidnapping
By Amina Abdullahi Girbo
A distress call received by the command on the 22nd January 2022 at about 0345hrs indicates that on the same date at about 0200hrs, some unknown gunmen invaded Gambar Sabon layi village and attacked innocent residents.
on receiving the report, detectives of the command were drafted to the scene led by the DPO Tafawa Balewa Divisional Police Headquarters evacuated the victims to the Tafawa Balewa General Hospital for medical treatment.
Unfortunately, four victims were certified dead by the medical doctor, while one person sustained various degrees of injury during the attack.
Similarly, one person was confirmed to have been kidnapped to an unknown destination by the assailants.
The Commissioner of Police CP Aminu Alhassan psc (+) directed a discreet investigation to commence in earnest to arrest the perpetrators of this dastardly act to face the wrath of the law.
RECOVERY OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION
In its recent sustained operations, which in recent days recorded a tremendous success by denying the miscreants a breathing space to carry out their nefarious activities.
Operatives attached to the command acted on credible intelligence and uncovered an armory of suspected kidnappers.
On the 22nd January 2023, a patrol team attached to Liman Katagum Divisional Police headquarters led by the DPO while on patrol around the Tudun Wada area of Liman Katagum, Bauchi LGA.
Consequently, an underground armory was uncovered, and the following items were recovered;
Three (3) AK47 rifles
One (1) LAR rifle
Forty-nine (49) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition
Nine (9) AK47 magazines
One (1) pair of army camouflage jacket
One (1) pair of Police camouflage trousers.
While commending the operatives, the Commissioner of Police CP Aminu Alhassan psc (+) ordered round-the-clock surveillance around the area in a bid to arrest the miscreants.