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Police Arrest 39-Year-Old Notorious Bandit, NaMaro, Eight Informants In Zamfara

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Police Arrest 39-Year-Old Notorious Bandit, NaMaro, Eight Informants In Zamfara

The nefarious activities of this syndicate group were given information to bandits

Zamfara State Police Command have arrested a 39-year-old notorious armed bandit popularly called Umar NaMaro and recovered one AK47, a Lar rifle and 174 rounds of live ammunition in the state.

Afrika Eyes gathered that the command arrested eight informants who supply arms/ammunition, foodstuff, motorcycles,  military uniforms and deliver the ransom to bandits in the state.

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While Parading the suspect at the Police headquarters in Gusau on Saturday, the Command Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu, said Commissioner of Police, CP Kolo Yusuf, has reiterated the determination to keep on doing everything within the ambit of the law to end the lingering insecurity bedevilling state.

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CP Kolo in his untiring commitment to rid Zamfara State of criminal activities ranging from armed banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling and other related crimes was in line with the mission and vision of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba.

“On 12th September 2022, the suspects arrested are members of a notorious syndicate of informants who collaborate with bandits to terrorize peace-loving people of Gusau, K/Namoda, Tsafe, Bungudu LGAs and environs.

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“The nefarious activities of this syndicate group were given information to bandits to make it easier for them to attack communities and kidnap people for ransom.

“It was equally part of their activities to collect millions of Naira to source for arms/ammunition and military camouflage uniforms for the bandits.”

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He explained that their recent dirty business was when one of the suspects Abubakar Mainasara A.K.A Major in his statement to the police confessed to collecting N850,000 from the bandits to source military camouflage uniforms for them.

He, however, said Babangida A.K.A Major, connived with one of their collaborators, a tailor, one Jamilu Lawali ‘M’ of Gusau to source and sew the uniforms which in the end delivered to the bandits.1 6

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