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Police Arrest Bandits’ Informant, Charm Supplier In Kaduna State

 

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The Kaduna State Command of the Nigeria Police has announced the arrest of a 35-year-old woman, Hajiya Fatima Alhaji suspected to be an informant for bandit terrorists.

Apart from this, the woman is also alleged to be the charm supplier for the bandits.

Luck however ran out on her when Police operatives acting on intelligent information, arrested her in Danmusa Local Government Area of the state on Feb. 13.

The spokesperson of the Kaduna Police Command, Isah Gambo made this development known on Thursday while parading the suspect.

“She is an abettor, an informant and also a supplier of charms to bandits terrorizing the state and its environs.

“In the course of investigation, some charms were recovered from the suspects’ residence reasonably believed to be used for banditry.

“The suspect confessed to be supplying same to one Sani Mohidinge, a notorious terrorist and bandits’ leader who has long been on the police wanted list,’’ he said.

Apart from the woman, Isah also told newsmen that the police arrested a trio of kidnappers and terrorists notorious for terrorizing innocent members of Kaduna State.

“Nemesis caught up with the trio of Shamsuddeen Dahiru (35), Bala Inuwa (35) both residents of Funtua and Jamilu Isah, also a 35-year-old resident of Kofar Marusa Quarters, Katsina, who are notorious kidnappers and terrorists.

“They specialise in giving information to terrorists in the forest and as well conveying them to villages for attacks and kidnappings.

“In the course of investigation, Dahiru confessed to be the owner and driver of a Volkswagen Golf III that was used in kidnapping one Alhaji Sule, aged 62 of Dankawuri village, Matazu Local Governemnt Area of the state.

“The said vehicle was abandoned with the kidnapped victim after a fierce gun duel with policemen during which one AK-47 rifle was recovered.

“He confessed then two other suspects are his accomplices,’’ Isah said.