Katsina state Police command says it has arrested a 14 year old boy alleged to have participated in kidnapping and cattle rustling in the state.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer SP Gambo Isah stated this while parading the teenager alongside 19 other suspects of various crimes at the headquaters of the command in Katsina.
SP Gambo Isah said the teenager confessed to have shot and killed two persons in one of the attacks he participated at Mallamawa village, Jibia Local Government Area of the state.
He said the suspect also confessed have acquired technical skills of operating AK 47 rifle from bandits residing in the forest.
The PPRO explained that the teenager has participated in several attacks on villages within and outside the state in which unspecified number of animals were rustled.
In an interview with Radio Nigeria, the teenager said in all the attacks and the
number of animals rustled, a total sum of fifty thousand naira was given to him as a share from the proceeds of the
sales of animals.