The Nigeria Police Force, situated in Zamfara state had today arrested one of the leading leaders of bandits in the state today WEDNESDAY, 29th DECEMBER, 2021 AT THE COMMAND HEADQUARTERS, GUSAU
At their press conference AT THE COMMAND HEADQUARTERS, GUSAU. led BY CP AYUBA N. ELKANAH psc+ COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, ZAMFARA STATE Command.
Gentlemen of the press, it’s my pleasure to welcome you to another Press Briefing organized to parade a notorious armed bandit who along with his other gang members have been terrorizing different communities under Shinkafi, Zurmi, Birnin Magaji LGAs and environs. This press briefing will also showcase nine (9) rescued kidnapped victims who were abducted by suspected armed bandits at Gada village in Bungudu LGA earlier today.
ARREST OF A NOTORIOUS BANDIT WHO SPECIALIZES IN KIDNAPPING, BANDITRY, CATTLE RUSTLING AND OTHER HEINOUS CRIMES IN SHINKAFI, ZURMI AND B/MAGAJI LGAs
NAME OF SUSPECT: Sani Mati a.k.a Mai-Yanmata ‘M’ aged 20 yrs old
One AK-47 rifle
Double Magazines with 3 rounds of Live Ammunition
One operational Boxer Motorcycle.
On the 28th December, 2021 at about 0500hrs, Police Tactical operatives deployed along Zurmi axis while on confidence building patrol acted on intelligence information that led to the arrest a notorious bandit, named Sani Mati a.k.a Mai-Yanmata ‘M’ a 20 year old who held from Mayasa village in Zurmi LGA. The suspected bandit who was arrested while trying to block the road and kidnap innocent commuters at a village called Koliya, who earlier belongs to Turji’s camp but now operating under a notorious bandits’ kingpin Kachalla Sani Black who operates at Zurmi, Shinkafi and Birnin Magaji axis respectively. He was arrested with his operational AK-47 rifle, double magazines with 3 rounds of live ammunition and one Boxer motorcycle. He is currently undergoing discreet investigation aimed at arresting his partners in crime, before being charged to Court for prosecution.
RESCUE OF TEN (10) KIDNAPPED VICTIMS INCLUDING A ONE (1) YEAR OLD BABY AT GADA VILLAGE OF BUNGUDU LGA
Today at about 0335hrs, armed bandits in large number invaded Gada village in Bungudu LGA where they attacked the house of the District head of Gada Alhaji Umaru and killed him along with four (4) other villagers and kidnapped some community members. Police Tactical operatives in collaboration with Military and vigilante responded promptly and engaged the assailants to a serious gun battle. The joint tactical teams were able to disperse the hoodlums, rescued Ten (10) kidnapped victims including a one year old baby. Presently, normalcy has been restored in the affected area and its environ with improved confidence building patrol.
Thank You and God Bless.
CP Ayuba N Elkanah psc (+)
Commissioner of Police,
Zamfara State Command,
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