Bandits, disguised in hijabs, raided a Police Station in Saki Jiki village located in the Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The attack resulted in the tragic death of one police officer, as confirmed in a statement released on Friday by Abubakar Aliyu Sadiq, the spokesperson for the Command.
According to Mr. Sadiq, another police officer was injured during the assault. The incident occurred on Thursday exactly at 8 p.m., and Mr. Sadiq assured that the police had regained control of the situation at the duty station.
“Yesterday (Thursday) at about 8 pm, some suspected armed bandits, deceitfully dressed in hijab, attacked officers at their duty post situated in Saki Jiki village of Batsari Local Government Area. The officers responded bravely and successfully repelled the attack. However, one officer lost his life and another was injured as a result of the attack.
“Further development will be communicated in due course please,” he stated.