Police Nab Arms Dealer Who Confessed To Have Sold Over 10,000 Arms, Ammunitions To Bandits

LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Katsina State Police Command has arrested an arm and ammunition dealer, Haruna Yusuf who confessed to have sold over 10,000 arms and ammunitions to bandits in the forest.

In a press statement made available to NewsRangers, Katsina State Police Commissioner, CP Sanusi Buba  disclosed that Haruna Yusuf claimed to get his supply of arms and ammunitions from Niger Republic.  

 According to the Katsina Police Boss, “Based on credible intelligence, the Command has been following a lead, on one Lawan Zayyana of Muduru village, Mani LGA of Katsina state, a notorious bandit and arms and ammunition supplier to bandits in the forest.

 “In the course of investigation, the suspect was trailed and arrested alongside with his cohorts; namely:  Haruna Yusuf  of Sawarya village, Kaita LGA of Katsina state,  Haruna Adamu  and Auwal Abubakar  both of Maduru village, Mani LGA of Katsina state.  

“ Consequently, Haruna Yusuf confessed to be the gang leader as he usually received the supply of arms and ammunition from Niger Republic and hands over to Lawan Zayyana, Haruna Adamu and Auwal Abubakar who will in turn take the supply to bandits in the forest. He confessed to have sold over ten thousand arms and ammunition to bandits in the forest.

 “Furthermore, Haruna Adamu and Auwal Abubakar confessed to have severally trafficked these arms and ammunition to bandits at Gurbi and Dan-Magaji areas in Zamfara state.  

“Two  General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG), One LAR rifle and one hundred and seventy-nine (179) Anti-Aircraft (AA) ammunition, the sum of three million, four hundred and thirteen thousand and five hundred  West African – CFA Franc were recovered in their possession.”  

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