POLICE ARRESTS 4 FOR ALLEGED MURDER OF A FULANI HERDSMAN, RECOVER STOLEN VEHICLES, 5 AK47, ARRESTS 23 SUSPECTS

Zamfara State Police Command has arrested 4 Suspects for alleged murder of a Fulani herdsman in Tsafe Local Government Area of the State.

Commissioner of Police of the State Command, CP Abutu Yaro revealed this during a Press Conference at the Command’s headquarters in Gusau.

The Commissioner who revealed his breakthrough with 3 weeks of his assumption to duty in the state said, the suspects were members of the outlawed Civilian JTF known as ‘Yan-Sakai in Kauyen Kane Village for alleged attack and Killing of a Fulani Man named, Malam Babuga Danmallam of Kunchin-Kalgo were arrested in collaboration with the District head, they Include Lawal A. Tambai ‘m’ Abubakar Usman ‘M’ Sa’idu Mamman ‘M’ and Ibrahim Adamu ‘M’

According to him within the period the Command has in different operations Recovered 5 AK47 Rifles, 511 live ammunitions, 2 AK47 magazines, arrested 23 Suspects, recovered 200 rustled cows, 2 stolen vehicles and a motorcycle.

He noted that the Command has also facilitated the unconditional release of 6 kidnapped victim in collaboration with Tsafe Local Government Peace Committee, rescued other 2 kidnapped victims at Talata-Mafara, foiled an armed robbery attempt along Kwatarkwashi-Tsafe Road and arrested 2 recalcitrant bandits .

CP Abutu who affirmed his determination free Zamfara state from security challenges said, the peace and reconsideration initiative of the state government was yielding positive results, however Non-dialogue approach will be mated on recalcitrants.

He said, among the arrested suspects, 15 who were fingered to have been terrorising people were arrested in possession of Indian helm in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the State by Police of Operation Puff Adder who raided a criminal hideouts in the area.

Saying the two recovered Vehicles, a Toyota Sequo Jeep and Pontiac Vibe with registration number AKD 858 CG and GWL 236 TS respectively were arrested in Gusau and at Police Check point at Kwatarkwashi, the Jeep was stolen from Port Harcourt while the Pontiac Vibe was stolen from Kano after the Owner was Kidnapped.

Adding that, the Police of PMF/CTU stationed Sabin Guda/Tazame Kwatarkwashi led by ASP Murtala Ibrahim who were alerted about the robbery have foiled the armed robbery by engaging the hoodlums to a Gun duel leading to the Killing of One armed robber, others escaped with injuries and recovered a Locally fabricated gun and a Cutlass.

The command have also intercepted a Tanker DAF CE with registration number ANC 61 XA loaded with Diesel diverted to Gusau from Kaduna as confessed by the driver.

All the suspects are undergoing interrogations for prosecution, the recovered cows have been returned to rightful owners will the rescued persons were reunited with their families.

Abdulrazak Kaura

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