Rustlers kill 4 in Katsina vil­lage at­tack

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Habibu Umar Aminu, Katsina

Sus­pected cat­tle rustlers have at­tacked Gora vil­lage, killing three per­sons and in­jur­ing four oth­ers dur­ing a mid­night raid, Katsina State Com­mis­sioner of Po­lice Ab­dul­lahi Us­man has said.

Speak­ing on Phone, Us­man said the rustlers stormed the com­mu­nity on mo­tor­cy­cles and at­tempted to steal some cows, ex­plain­ing that the owner of the cows and oth­ers mo­bilised and warded off the at­tack.

Fol­low­ing the re­sis­tance, a shootout en­sured in which the four per­sons lost their lives, the po­lice com­mis­sioner said, as­sur­ing that the Po­lice had com­menced in­ves­ti­ga­tion and the cul­prits would be ap­pre­hended and pros­e­cuted.

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