Zamfara police arrest 10 bandits, Turji’s commander

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The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested 10 suspected bandits, including a commander to one of the notorious bandit kingpins, Bello Turji.

It has also rescued a 60-year-old female who was kidnapped by the suspected bandits.

Addressing journalists in Gusau on Saturday, the spokesperson for the state Police Command, Mohammed Shehu, said the suspects were arrested following an extensive search and rescue operation.

Shehu said, “Turji’s commander, Abdullahi Umar (aka Sangamere), and seven other suspected bandits kidnapped one Hajiya Inno of Gambanda village in Gummi Local Government Area of the state

“Sequel to the report received by the police on the abduction of 60-year-old Hajiya Inno of Gambanda village in Gummi Local Government Area by suspected bandits on 21st March, 2022, the police swung into action where she was rescued and the culprits arrested.

“The suspects, including their collaborators, are in police custody undergoing discreet investigation aimed at apprehending other gang members in order to face the full wrath of the law.”

Shehu said the rescued victim had since been reunited with her family after medical check and debriefing

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