BREAKING: Bandits kill Police Area Commander, ACP Aminu Umar, one other in Katsina

Bandits have killed Assistant Commissioner of Police Aminu Umar Dayi, the Dutsinma Area Commander of the Nigerian Police in Katsina State.

According to information obtained by newsmen, the deceased assistant commissioner of police organised an assault on a bandit hideout in the Safana forest, where he and another officer paid the ultimate price after being defeated by the thugs in a bloody gunfight on Tuesday.

According to SP Gambo, spokesman for the Katsina Command, who confirmed the report, the late Aminu and his team were ambushed by over 300 bandits while on a clearance operation of recalcitrant bandits/terrorists in Zakka forest in Safana LGA of Katsina State, and as a result, the Area Commander and one other brave officer were killed during a cross-fire of gunfire.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Idrisu Dabban Dauda, has on behalf of the officers and men of the Command expressed his deep sympathy to the family of the deceased and pray to almighty Allah to repose their souls in Jannatul Firdausi, reaffirming the Nigeria Police Force’s commitment in the ongoing onslaught against terrorism in the state until it is completely routed out.

It was learnt that the late Aminu will be buried in his hometown, Dayi, Malumfashi, Katsina State on Wednesday, according to Islamic rights.


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