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Police arrest 4 bandit informants, ritualist in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara State have apprehended two suspected informants who were allegedly working hand-in-hand with bandits.

The bandits who have been operating from Munhaye forest of the Tsafe Local Government Area of the state, were reported to be collaborating with the informants to perpetrate evil.

Mr. Kolo Yusuf, the Commissioner of Police in the state, while addressing the issue through the spokesperson of the police in the state, SP Mohammed Shehu gave the identities of the suspected informants as a female, Hauwa’u Usman, and Aliyu Mamuda.

The commissioner of police said, on the 6th October, 2022, the Police Tactical men apprehended the aforementioned suspects after receiving intelligence report that they were were connected with notorious bandits that were operating from Munhaye forest.

“One of the suspects, Hauwa’u Usman, a female residing in Gusau, confessed that Ali and Hamza are her younger brothers and were among the bandits based in Munhaye forest terrorizing communities of Tsafe and neighbouring communities in Katsina State.

“Intelligence information about her revealed that she has been an informant to her two younger bandits brothers in the bush.

“Even though she denied fraternizing with them, but she indicted the second suspect, Aliyu Mamuda to be the supplier of drugs, food stuff, operational motorcycles for banditry and hiring labourers for the bandits to go and farm their farmlands in the bush,” he said.

Mr. Yusuf Kolo revealed that another two suspected informants were also arrested over alleged intimidation for kidnappings, criminal conspiracy and revealing their identities as Ibrahim Rabiu and Mubarak Yusuf and while he revealed that one Aliyu Buzu was now at large.

“On 7th October, 2022, Police Tactical Operatives attached to the commissioner’s Monitoring Unit at the State police headquarters acted on intelligence information and arrested the suspects.

“One of the suspects, Mubarak Yusuf confessed to have connived with his gang members, Ibrahim Rabi’u and Aliyu Buzu now at large and called his uncle and his neighbor, intimidating them to either give them the sum of five million naira and four million naira or escape kidnap.

“The second suspect, Ibrahim Rabi’u also confessed to the crime and further stated that, apart from engaging in this crime, he also specializes in fraudulent acts where he severally approached innocent people, claiming to be a spirit that makes people to be rich, saying that he had collected money on three different occasions in the name making them rich,” he said.

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