Police Arrest 13-year-old Boy For Killing Bandits In Katsina

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  • “The boy, who demonstrated skills in handling AK-47, also confessed to have been bullied by some elderly bandits…”

The Katsina State Police Command have arrested a 13-year-old boy, for killing two men suspected to be bandits. 

The police said the minor, Abdulkarim Mati, was once an errand boy to a bandits’ leader, Ardo Nashaware, who resides in Birnin Magaji forest, Zamfara State.

He was said to have fled the forest where he allegedly committed the act.

Read also: Banditry: Things Are Getting Out Of Hand In Zamfara – Gov Matawalle

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According to police spokesman in the state, Gambo Isah, who confirmed the incident on Saturday, officers recently arrested Mati from where he ran to after his escape from the forest.

Isah said the suspect confessed that he was taken away from his parents under the guise that he would assist in rearing cows for his masters, adding that instead, he was taught how to operate AK-47 rifles and assigned to watch over kidnap victims.

“The boy, who demonstrated skills in handling AK-47, also confessed to have been bullied by some elderly bandits, who provoked him, and as a result, picked an AK-47 rifle and shot dead two of the elderly bandits,” Isah said.

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