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Zamfara: One bandit killed, six arrested

The Zamfara State Police Command has apprehended six suspects for banditry, abduction, and cattle rustling.Information Guide Nigeria

The command also withstood a bandit raid and collected two AK-47 rifles, 104 rounds of live ammo, two AK-47 magazines, and a slew of charms.

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SP Mohammed Shehu, the command’s spokesperson, told journalists on Wednesday that on January 1, 2023, the police tactical squad was on a confidence-building patrol along the Gusau-Magami-Dansadau road when they received a distress call about bandits planning to block the road and attack some villages.

Shehu said, “The police operatives mobilised to the locations and engaged the bandits to a serious gun battle.
“Luckily enough, one of the bandits was neutralised and others were repelled by the superior firepower of the police operatives.
“As such, they retreated  back to the forest with possible gunshot wounds.”
Shehu emphasised that the criminals’ two AK 47 weapons, two magazines, 104 rounds of live ammo, and a slew of charms were seized at the scene.
He went on to say that the police apprehended two suspected bandits, Umaru Buba of Baburasa Village in Niger State and Babuga Manu of the same location, for alleged kidnapping and livestock rustling in Zamfara, Katsina, and Niger states.
He claimed that the police tactical unit acted on intelligence information that led to the arrest of the two specified individuals while on confidence building patrol and stop and search.
Shehu went on to say that during police interrogation, the suspects admitted to being involved in kidnapping and livestock rustling in states such as Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Niger, and others in the North.JAMB portal
According to Shehu, the suspects also admitted to belonging to the group known as Bello Turji and taking part in the kidnapping of a number of victims for ransom worth millions of naira.
Misbahu, a Bello Halilu Kachalla gang member, was also apprehended.
Shehu said, “On 1st January, 2023 at about 13:30hours, police tactical operatives while on confidence building patrol/stop and search  arrested the said suspects,  Misbahu.
“The suspect while undergoing discreet investigation confessed of being a gang member of bandit kingpin, Halilu Kachalla, who operates in Zamfara and other neighboring states.
“The suspect further confessed of participating in several kidnapping and cattle rustling were millions of naira were paid by victims relations as ransom.”
Another suspected bandit, Abu Umaru, aged 25 was arrested by the police on January 2, 2023, along Gusau-Tsafe road
Exhibit recovered from him were one operational motorcycle and a knife.
Shehu said, “On 2nd January, 2023 at about 12:15 hours, police tactical operatives deployed along Gusau-Tsafe road on rigorous patrol arrested the above mentioned suspect on motorcycle coming out of the forest.
“In the course of investigation, the suspect confessed of belonging to a gang of bandits operating in Mada, Wonaka, Yandoto, and Tsafe under their gang commander Malam Tukur.
“He also confessed that on several times, they blocked Gusau-Tsafe-Yankara road and abducted unspecified number of people and took them to their enclave in which their relations paid ransom before their release.NYSC portal
“The recent abduction they carried out was on 1st January 2023 at about 1900hours where they blocked two vehicles along Gusau-Tsafe highway by Yandoto Village  and kidnapped nine persons including three women and two children.”
Shehu also explained that a notorious bandit informant in Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area, Isa Ayuba aged 35, was also arrested.
He said, “On 3rd January, 2023 police tactical operatives acted  on intelligence information that led to the arrest of a notorious bandits informant who gives information to bandits operating in Kaura Namoda, B/Magaji , Zurmi and Shinkafi LGAs.
“In the course of interrogation, the suspect confessed to collaborating with bandits by giving them information on who to kidnap, where to attack and so on.
“The suspect is under police custody revealing vital information that will lead to the arrest of his collaborators.”JAMB Result




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