Zamfara Police Nab Fuel Suppliers to Bandits
As Zamfara Police Command arrests three (3) Banditry related suspects, reassures the protection of lives and property.
The doggedness of the Commissioner of Police Zamfara State Police Command CP Kolo Yusuf psc, is yielding positive result in the ongoing fight against Banditry, Kidnapping and other related crime in Zamfara State.
ARREST OF TWO (2) BANDITS COLLABORATORS WHO SUPPLY FUEL TO BANDITS OPERATING IN DANKURMI FOREST
NAME OF SUSPECTS
SURAJO YAHAYA ‘M’ AGED 35YRS OLD
BELLO ABUBAKAR ‘M’ AGED 70YRS OLD
GOLF VEHICLE WITH REG. NO. LAGOS EJ 556 LSD
47 EMPTY JERICANS OF 25 LITRES
NINETY TWO THOUSAND NAIRA CASH
On 25th September, 2022 at about 0016hrs, Police Tactical Operatives while on midnight patrol within Gusau Metropolis, acted on intelligence information and trailed the above mentioned vehicle and arrested the driver one surajo yahaya inside a filling station located along Garejin Mailena – Wanke Road Gusau. According to the intelligence report, the vehicle was loaded with empty Jericans and were received by the security guard of the filling station named Bello Abubakar which were meant for taking fuel and conveying same to bandits at Dankurmi forest for their deadly operations. Search was conducted at the filling station, leading to the recovery of 47 empty Jericans of 25 litres each. Also, 70 loafs of Bread and Ninety two thousand Naira (N92, 000) were recovered.
It could be recalled that, the Zamfara State Government in its recent security measures to curve banditry and other heinous crime, banned the sell of fuel in Jericans and in large quantity.
ARREST OF SUSPECTED BANDIT, A 54YRS OLD JULI MUSA ‘M’ OF KWASHABAWA VILLAGE IN ZURMI LGA
On 24th September 2022, Police Tactical Operatives acted on intelligence information that led to the arrest of a notorious bandit who has been terrorising innocent members of the public in Zurmi, B/Magaji and K/Namoda LGAs respectively. Intelligence further revealed that the the suspect has been into cattle rustling, receiving and selling of rustled animals in different parts of the state. Discreet investigation is in progress aimed at arresting his partners in crime and charge to court for prosecution.
The Commissioner of Police while reassuring the public of the command’s commitment to the protection of lives and property, appeals for continuous collaboration with the Police and other security agencies in an effort to rid the state of criminal activities.
SP Mohammed Shehu ANIPR
Police Public Relations Officer
For: Commissioner of Police
Zamfara State Command
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