By: Sani Haruna Dutsin-ma
Zamfara State Police Command has paraded eight suspects in connection with banditry activities in the state.
The State Commissioner of police CP Yusuf Kolo announced this while parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Gusau the state capital.
Represented by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu said the suspects have been conniving with the bandits by supplying them food items, hard drugs, alcoholic drinks, army uniforms, live aminution and AK 47 riffles.
According to him, a women from Barrikallahu in Gusau local government area suspected to be informant was also arrested and explaned that her two younger brothers are the bandits, adding that she does not have any business with them as they engaged in that act.
Similarly, one Alhaji Ali of Tudun Wada area in the ancient city of Gusau was also arrested for supplying food items, and medical assistant to the bandits and their families as well as new brand Boxer motocycles and other logistic support.
CP Kolo further explain that, 250 AK 47 live ammunitions were also intercepted from one suspect on his way to forest for onward distribution to bandits in the forest.
Similarly, a truck was also intercepted with the driver carraying different cartons of alcoholic drinks, hard drugs worth millions of naira as well as eight giant rusted cows.
According to him, investigation is on and the suspects would soon be charge to court for prosecution.