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Police place N50m bounty on 2 wanted bandit leaders

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Police authorities in Katsina State have announced a N50 million reward to anyone that can provide useful information that will lead to the arrest of two wanted bandit commanders identified as Modi Modi and Jan Kare.

This was disclosed by the spokesman of the command in Katsina, ASP Abubakar Aliyu.

Mr Aliyu said the duo were behind most of the terrorist attacks in the state.

The statement reads, “The Katsina State Police Command wishes to announce a reward of N50 million to any individual who provides valuable information that will lead to the arrest of two bandits’ kingpins.

“They are popularly known as Modi Modi and Jan Kare, all males, operating within Katsina State, particularly in the regions of Kankara and Safana Local Government Areas.

“The safety and well-being of the residents are of paramount importance, hence, the state government and the police command’s commitments in taking decisive actions against criminal elements that threaten the peace and stability of the inhabitants of the state,” he said.

Speaking further in the statement, the police image maker explained that the identity of the informant and the information provided would be kept strictly confidential to ensure their safety and protection.

“All concerned citizens are encouraged to come forward with any relevant information that could assist the security agencies in apprehending the masterminds behind these heinous crimes of kidnapping and banditry in the state.”

He however, urged anyone with useful information to contact the command headquarters or the nearest security agency’s headquarters or call the following numbers 07015142112 08023871144.

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