A suspected hijacker was beaten to death by angry residents at Charanchi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
A spokesman for the order, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the incident in a statement saying the suspect was part of a notorious gang of criminals and motorists.
According to PPRO, a gang of five men attacked a 52-year-old man and stole his car at gunpoint.
One of the suspects was caught by Charanchi residents and died while taking a car out of the state.
Today at 21/05/2022 at about 1200hrs, a distress call was received stating that about five (5) armed robbers had attacked Alhaji Usman Abdulmumini, ‘M’, a 52-year-old man from Charanchi LGA, while directing. his work. farm, in Kirkini village, Kankia LGA, pointed a gun and snatched his Honda car, Continue the Conversation, in blue, with registration number CRC 135 KA, valued at two million and six hundred thousand naira (N2,600,000: 00K) , “the statement read.
“Upon receiving the report, DPO Charanchi led a police team to block the Katsina – Kano highway in the town of Charanchi.
“What happened was that the team managed to stop a stolen vehicle driven by one of the criminals, who tried to hit the police and backed away, but was stopped by members of the public, who beat him to death.
“While searching the vehicle, a Makarov Pistol rifle and five (5) 0.8mm rounds of ammunition were found.
“The commander is making efforts to arrest other members of the group who jumped over another vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.”