Police place N50m bounty on two kidnap kingpins in Katsina


By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina

Katsina State Police Command has announced a reward of N50 million to any individual who provides valuable information that will lead to the arrest of two bandits’ kingpins popularly known as Modi Modi, m, and Jan Kare, m, operating within the State, particularly in the regions of Kankara and Safana Local Government Areas.

According to a statement by the Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abubakar Sadiq “the safety and well-being of the residents of the State are of paramount importance, and the Katsina State Government and Katsina State Police Command, as well as other sister security agencies in the state, are committed to taking decisive action against criminal elements that threaten the peace and stability of the inhabitants of the State.

“This reward serves as a testament to our dedication to ensuring justice prevails, as the issue of security is a collective responsibility.

“This initiative aims to enhance security operations in our dear State and combat the activities of these criminal elements. The identity of the informant and the information provided will be kept strictly confidential to ensure their safety and protection.

“Therefore, all concerned citizens are encouraged to come forward with any relevant details that could assist the security agencies in apprehending the masterminds behind these heinous crimes of Kidnapping and Banditry. Together, we can make our State safer for all residents.

“For any inquiry or to provide information, please contact the command headquarters or the nearest security agency’s headquarters or call the following numbers 07015142112 08023871144.

“Let us unite in our efforts to ensure peace and security for all residents of Katsina State”, the statement said.