Katsina State Police Command has expressed concern at the rampant fire outbreaks in the state as no fewer than six fire outbreaks ravaged different schools last week.
The command, in a statement by its spokesman, Isa Gambo, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), disclosed that the fire disasters hit Government Secondary School, Batsari; Isa Kaita College of Education; Science Secondary School, Dayi; and Government Day Secondary school, Batsari, among others.
Meanwhile, the command had impounded a vehicle loaded with 488 rolls of Rolmex Tramol tablets (illicit drugs) and arrested three suspected members of drug trafficking syndicate.
According the police public relations officer, Isa Gambo, the suspects – Lawali Nuhu, 35, Saminu Sani, 37, and Abdulkarim Abdu, 36, all of Maradi in Niger Republic were arrested at Daddara Liman village along Katsina – Jibia road.
Gambo, who revealed that the suspects were trying to smuggle the banned drugs into Niger Republic through Jibia – Maradi border, posited that “the notorious suspected drug syndicate” had been operating along Nigeria – Niger border.