Zamfara State Police Command arrested a notorious bandit, Sani Mati, who allegedly specializes in kidnappings and cattle rustling.
State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana said so on Wednesday during a briefing to reporters in his office.
Elkana said: “On December 28, 2021, at around 5 a.m., tactical police officers deployed along the Zurmi Axis as they carried out a confidence-building patrol acted on the information base. intelligence that led to the arrest of a notorious bandit, Sani mati (Mai Yammata).
“He was arrested as he tried to block the road and kidnap innocent commuters in a village called Koliya.
“It used to belong to the Turji camp, but now operates under the direction of a notorious bandit leader, Kachalla Sani Black, who operates in the Zurmi, Shinkafi and Birnin Magaji axis.
“He was arrested with an AK-47 rifle, twin magazines with three rounds and a boxer motorcycle.
“He is currently under investigation and will soon be indicted in court.”
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