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Katsina CP Mourns ACP Umar, Other died in Ambush

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Mustapha Gambo Muhammad

The Commissioner of Police, Katsina State Command, CP Idrisu Dabban Dauda has mourned ACP Aminu Umar, Area Command Dutsinma, as he and one other Person paid the supreme price while protecting the Lives and property of citizens.

SP Gambo Isah, Katsina Command’s Spokesperson made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday.

He said today 06 July, 2022 at about 1130hrs, a distress call was received that terrorists numbering over three hundred (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, he said the Area Commander and one other gallantly lost their lives during a cross exchange of gun fire.

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The Commissioner of Police, CP Idrisu Dabban Dauda, 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.

He reaffirmed the Nigeria Police Force’s commitment on the ongoing onslaught against terrorism in the state until it is completely routed out, please.

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