Bandits Dressed In Hijab Attack Police Post, Kill Officer


Bandits reportedly dressed in Hijab have attacked a village at Saki Jiki, in the Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The gunmen killed an officer and injured another during the attack.


Spokesman of the the State Police Command, Abubakar Aliyu confirmed the incident to newsmen on Friday, January 19, 2024.

He disclosed that the dire incident occurred at 8 pm on Thursday, January 18, adding that the police were already on top of the situation at the duty post.

According to him, “Yesterday( Thursday) at about 8 pm, some suspected armed bandits, deceitfully dressed in hijab, attacked officers at their duty post situated in Saki Jiki village of Batsari Local Government Area,” the PPRO said.

“The officers responded bravely and successfully repelled the attack. However, one officer lost his life and another was injured as a result of the attack

“Further development will be communicated in due course please.”



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