The Katsina Police Command has warned youths in the state to refrain from violence or face the wrath of the law.
Alhaji Abdullahi Usman, the state Commissioner of Police, gave the warning on Wednesday in Katsina while speaking with newsmen.
“All political thugs are hereby warned to desist from their illegal businesses or face being arrested.
“The police will not fold their arms and allow miscreants to disrupt the peace of the state.
“We are ready to handle all people who indulge in criminal activities in the state.
“The ban on illegal assembly is still in force; if anybody breaks it we shall deal with such person,” he said.
Journalist reports that the police had intensified patrols in Katsina and other major towns in the state.