Council boss arrested for involving in bandits attack

The Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government area of Zamfara State, Hon. Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya, has been arrested by troops of operation Sharan Daji for allegedly being involved in an attack carried out by a gang of benefits in both Wuya and Sunke communities of the Zamfara state.

Spokesman of the operation Clement Abiade said “Yahuza Ibrahim was allegedly reported to seamlessly assist in selling rustled/stolen cows and donkeys as well as giving information about troops, other security agencies and vigilantes’ movement to the bandits,” according to the Guardian Nigeria report.

Abiade said Ibrahim was also accused of aiding the release of a notorious gun runner, one Sani Yaro from Gusau prison.

In another related development, the report said that the troops also arrested two suspected informants along Burukusuma – Sabon Birni in Sokoto State. They are Mallam Ibrahim Bangaje and Mallam Ado Bayero.

The suspects will be handed over to the relevant security agency for possible prosecution after the initial investigation.

Commander of the operation Hakeem Oladapo Otiki reiterated the troop’s commitment to ensure peace in Zamfara and neighbouring States of Katsina, Kebbi and Sokoto.

He enjoined members the public to support the operation by reporting suspicious activities and movement of bandits to the nearest security agencies office for prompt action.

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Joseph Athanasius

Joseph Athanasius is a Public Affairs Commentator and News Writer at InfoGuide Nigeria News.

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