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  • News - North West - Zamfara
  • Updated: Apr 16, 2021

7 Security Men Arrested For Supplying Ammunition To Bandits In Zamfara

7 Security Men Arrested For Supplying Ammunition To Bandits

Seven security agents have been arrested by the police for their aiding and abetting banditry in Zamfara state.

The state government said the suspects who have been interrogated and confessed to the crime, have been sabotaging military operations in the state by sharing military intelligence, supplying arms and ammunition, military uniforms, and other facilities to the armed criminals to prevent soldiers from conquering the bandits.

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One of the suspects was caught in possession of 20 rounds of 62mm of live ammunition at the point of handing over to the buyer, one Kabiru Bashiru of Maniya village, who is a suspected active bandit after receiving an advance payment of N100,000 from the buyer.

The second suspect from Sokoto was caught by detectives supplying military uniforms and kits to suspected bandits while two other suspects were arrested as they were supplying bandits with ammunition and military camouflage from Lagos.

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