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Zamfara: Troops Arrest Local Government Vice Chairman For Providing Information To Bandits

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Troops Record Progress In Fight Against Bandits

Troops of Operation SHARAN DAJI in Zamfara State have arrested the Vice Chairman, Anka Local Government Zamfara State, Mr Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya on the 13th of April 2019 based on credible intelligence report linking him to bandits in Wuya and Sunke communities.

Mr 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.

He was also accused of aiding the release of a notorious gun runner one Sani Yaro from Gusau prison.

In another related development, 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 initial investigation.

Major Clement Abiade, acting Force Information Officer Operation SHARAN DAJI in a statement made available to Naija News on Thursday, added that the Force Commander Operation SHARAN DAJI, Maj Gen Hakeem Oladapo Otiki reiterates the commitment of the troops towards entrenching enduring peace and tranquillity in Zamfara and its contiguous States of Katsina, Kebbi and Sokoto.

He enjoins the public to support the operation by reporting suspicious activities and movement of bandits to close by security agencies for prompt action.


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