Cattle thieves kill 4, steal 3 cows in Kaduna


The Police Command in Kaduna state has confirmed the death of four persons allegedly killed by cattle rustlers at Marbar Agban in Kagoro Chiefdom in Kaura local government area.

The command`s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo who confirmed the incident said the victims; Hosea Ayuba, Ado Adamu, Abagu Danladi and Kusa Danladi of Marabar Agban, Kagoro were killed while three of their cattle were taken away.

“At about 0300hrs, a case of cattle rustling and culpable homicide was reported to Kafanchan Area command through our operatives at a security check point,“ he said. He said that a team of police detectives led by the Area Commander, Kafanchan acted on a tip off and intercepted a bus with Reg. No. BLD 43 XA conveying three suspected rustled cows.

The spokesman said in the process, two suspects, both of Unguwan Nungu of Jamaa local government area were arrested. Sabo added that the operatives also recovered a motorcycle with Reg. No. QC 717AKW belonging to the fleeing suspects.

He urged the public to continue to demonstrate such cooperation with a view to nip crime in the bud and ensure public safety across the state.

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