30-year-old notorious criminal Yaro, alias “Sabon Jini who had long been wanted for a series of grave offenses including the murder of a senior police officer has been arrested in Katsina State
Nigeriacrime.com learned that Yaro, alias “Sabon Jini was arrested by operatives attached to the Katsina State Police Command
in connection to the gruesome murder of Area Commander Dutsinma, ACP Aminu Umar, and another police officer during an ambush that took place on July 4, 2022, at Zakka Forest, Safana LGA of Katsina State.
According to ASP Abubakar Sadiq, the State’s Police Public Relations Officer, ” Operatives acting on credible intelligence, arrested fugitives identified as Said Yaro, alias “Sabon Jini”, a notorious criminal who had long been wanted for a series of grave offenses.
Yaro’s arrest is directly tied to the abduction of one Hussaini Nabara, a resident of Kagara Village in Dutsin-ma LGA, Katsina State.
In the course of interrogating
the 30-year-old fugitive and resident of Tsaskiya Village in Safana LGA, it was discovered that the suspect had conspired with other hoodlums under the command of Abubakar Jankare, a suspected notorious bandit leader and orchestrated the ambush that tragically resulted in the deaths of the Area Commander Dutsinma, ACP Aminu Umar, and another brave officer. Among his accomplices who remain at large are Usman Modi-Modi, Auta Nokia, and Sule Malam Aibo, among others.
Saidu Yaro, in a shocking turn of events, confessed to his role in this heinous crime, providing crucial information that is now aiding the ongoing investigation, ASP Sadiq noted.
A cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered from the fugitive, further underscoring the grave nature of the criminal activities associated with Yaro and his associates.
The Katsina State Police Command says it remains unwavering in its commitment to bringing all those involved in this shocking incident to justice, urging members of Katsina communities to maintain vigilance and cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies to ensure that all responsible for this heinous crime face the full force of the law.