The Police Command in Kaduna State has said that 61 cattle suspected to be rustled had been recovered at Kwanar Ugara on the Buruku Kaduna Road in Chikum Local Government Area of the state.
The State Commissioner of Police, Ahmad Abdurrahaman told newsmen in Kaduna on Saturday, that a police patrol team on February 27 sighted the herd of cattle without a shepherd and suspected they might have been stolen.
He said Hence the police intercepted and took the animals to Buruku Divisional Headquarters.
The police commissioner called on members of the public whose cattle may have been stolen, rustled in the state to come to the command with proof of ownership for possible identification.
He said the animals recovered from suspected bandits comprised 44 cattle and 13 sheep.
Abdurrahaman assured Kaduna residents of the command’s commitment to rid the state of any form of criminality and protect lives and properties.