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Troops of Operation Accord has arrested six youths suspected to be bandits at Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State following 'credible intelligence' on movement of the suspected bandits.
AllNews gathered that the suspects claimed to have returned from Shinkafi Local Government Area and investigation revealed that two of them were confirmed to be bandits while two others were suspected to be new recruits into the camp of a notorious bandit known as Turji.
Further search of their phones showed pictures of suspects practicing weapon handling, troops said.
The suspects confessed to be bandits as alleged.
Currently the suspects are in custody for further action, this newspaper understands.
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Report has it that troops have continued to dominate the general area with aggressive patrols to deny bandits freedom of action.