By Mu’azu Hassan

@katsina city news


An investigation carried out by the katsina city news group of Newspapers, shown that a combined efforts of three security agencies has led to elimination of one of the leaders of Bandits in Safana local government of Katsina state, Alhaji Abdulkarim.

The investigation showed that Alhaji Abdulkarim one of the five other bandits leaders, that opened fire on the convoy of Mr President in the last month of June.

Abdulkarim who is about 35 years was leading a camp close to Marina village in Safana local government.

He is one of the leaders of Bandits that declared amnesty with Governor Aminu Bello Masari and attended all the meetings for the purpose as well as submit a number of AK 47 guns at the time.

Alhaji Abdulkarim later reneged where he eliminated two leaders of Bandits camps and inherited their followers and their territory.

Before he was killed, Alhaji Abdulkarim has begun talks with leaders of Boko Haram and ISWAP for their relocation to Rugu forest, which cut across Katsina, Kaduna, Zamfara and Maradi in neighboring Niger Republic.

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Our correspondent learnt that the combine security forces have since been planning the coordinated attack on Alhaji Abdulkarim and the effort of the Airport Personnel paid when they located his hideout through intelligence.

The intelligence unit of the Nigerian security agencies, discovered the house in which Abdulkarim was residing.

Alhaji Abdulkarim was not killed by Air strikes as reported in certain quarters but by a missile fired by artillery,from a far of his residence.

Security experts have since observed that lack of synergy between the security agencies is one of the reasons for inability to conclude fight against banditry and terrorism in the country.

With proper coordination and synergy between the security agencies,more commanders will continue to be eliminated and successes recorded .

Katsina City News

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