Arrest of Notorious Criminal in Kano
The Kano State Police Command has successfully apprehended Isa Lawal, a criminal with a history of armed robbery, kidnapping, and cattle rustling.
Lawal, who recently relocated from Birnin Gwari in Kaduna State, was captured in Kano, where he intended to establish a new bandits’ camp.
Recovered Livestock and Criminal Confession
Lawal’s arrest led to the recovery of 55 cows and six sheep.
The suspect, aged 33 and hailing from Kaya Village in Giwa local government area of Kaduna State, confessed to the police that he aimed to set up a bandits’ camp in Gwarzo-Karaye Forest.
Intelligence-Led Police Operation
A team of police operatives, led by SP Aliyu Mohammed Auwal, conducted an intelligence-led clearance operation in Karaye LGA, Kano State, along the Kaduna-Kano Border.
The successful arrest unfolded Lawal’s criminal activities and his plans to relocate and establish a new camp.
Details of Criminal Activities Revealed
During the investigation, Lawal disclosed that he and his associates fled the Maidaro Bandits Camp in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State.
Their escape was prompted by the death of their gang leader, Bashir of Malumfashi, Katsina State, during a rival group fight among the bandits.
Progress in Tackling Banditry
The police are conducting a discrete investigation, leveraging the information provided by Lawal to address banditry not only in Kano State but also in neighboring states.
The suspect’s arrest has unveiled crucial details, aiding the ongoing efforts to curb criminal activities.
Commendation for Police Efforts
Kano State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, commended the police operatives for their resilience and commitment.
In response to the success, he directed the deployment of additional manpower and equipment to enhance security at all Kano State borders. The public is urged to collaborate by reporting any suspicious activities to the police.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn