Police Recover Cows, Donkey From Cattle Rustlers in Sokoto

The Nigeria Police Command in Sokoto State has said it rescued no fewer than 20 cows and a donkey from a fleeing group of cattle rustlers.

The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ahmad Rufa’i disclosed this while briefing journalists on the operations that led to the recovery of the animals.


He said the police had acted on intelligence to trail the rustlers to a community along Kware-Gada road.

”Our CID and SWAT acted on intelligence to trail the rustlers who upon sighting our men, abandoned the cows and donkey and fled.

”Upon investigation, we identified the rightful owner and handed the animals to him”, the Command’s image maker explained as he appealed to the public to always cooperate and give the police useful and correct information on crimes for prompt action.

He also reminded the public to be wary of fake news.


”We are working for the public in their common interest against crime and criminals for the safety of their lives and property inorder to be peacefully secured”, he added.

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