Police arrests 3 food items suppliers of bandits in Katsina
Police in Katsina led by the Division Police officer of Batsari Local Government Area have succeeded in the arrest of no fewer than three (3) persons suspected to be suppliers of food items to kidnappers and bandits.
This was contained in a statement signed by the police public Relation officer (PPRO) SP Gambo Isah and made available to newsmen.
According to the statement: “On 06/06/2019 at about 12:55hrs, based on a tip off, ‘Operation Puff Adder’ led by Dpo Batsari succeeded in arresting:
1. Hamisu Yusuf, m, aged 35yrs,
2. Mubarak Sani 30yrs and
3. Habibu Yakubu, m, aged 50yrs all of Dumburun village, Zurmi LGA of Zamfara state, in Rugu forest with a motor vehicle Toyota pickup with reg. No. RS 979 NSZ loaded with food items and cartons of assorted drinks.
Sixty eight cartons of assorted soft drinks, forty three tubbers of Yam and one bag of animal feed were recovered in the vehicle.
Suspects confessed to be conveying the said items to Dumburun village of Zurmi LGA of Zamfara state, a deserted village mostly inhabited by suspected bandits. Investigation is on going.”