Terrorists Kill Police Commissioner In Reprisal 

Police authorities in Katsina State have confirmed the killing of Assistant Commissioner of Police,Aminu Umar Dayi by terrorists.
The deceased Police Chief,in charge of Dutsinma Area Command in Katsina State was ambushed and  killed by bandits in a fierce gun battle on Tuesday.
It was learnt that the late Aminu, on Monday, led a police team to Kurfi where they killed one of the bandits’ commander.
Late Dayi was said to have led the war against bandits on several occasions, leading to the killings and arrest of many of the hoodlums.
The  spokesperson of the Katsina Force Command, SP Gambo Isah said: “Today 06/07/2022 at about 1130hrs, a distress call was received that terrorists numbering over 300, on motorcycles, shooting sporadically with AK-47 rifles and General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG), ambushed ACP Aminu Umar, Area Commander, Dutsinma and team, while on clearance operation of recalcitrant bandits/terrorists, in Zakka forest, Safana LGA of Katsina state.

“Consequently, the Area Commander and one other gallantly lost their lives during a cross exchange of gun

Angered by the death of their commander, the assailants turned out en masse on Tuesday and laid an ambush in order to exert revenge.

Unknowingly, the late Dutsinma Area Commander, while leading his team on their usual clearance operation of the terrorists, were ambushed and overpowered by the hoodlums in a fierce gun encounter that eventually led to his death and that of another officer.


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