An Assistant Commissioner of Police in Dutsinma, Katsina State, ACP Aminu Umar Dayi, has been killed by bandits.
The spokesman of the Katsina Command, SP Gambo, confirmed the incident which occured on Tuesday, 5 July, 2022. in the early hours of Wednesday, 6 July, 2022.
TheFact Daily gathers from Gambo that the late Aminu and his team, while on clearance operation of recalcitrant bandits and terrorists, were ambushed by over 300 bandits riding on motorcycles with AK-47 rifles and General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMGs).
The late Assistant Commissioner of Police led an attack to one of the bandits hideout in Safana forest where he and one other officer paid the ultimate price after being overpowered by the hoodlums in a fierce exchange of gun fire.
Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police in the State, CP Idrisu Dabban Dauda, while expressing deep sympathy to the family of the deceased, on behalf of the officers and men of the Command, and praying to almighty Allah to repose their souls in Jannatul Firdausi, reaffirmed the Nigeria Police Force’s commitment in the ongoing onslaught against terrorism in the State until it is completely routed out.
The late Aminu will be buried in his hometown, Dayi, Malumfashi, Katsina State, Wednesday, according to Islamic rights.