Foreigner who sold over 4,500 rifles to bandits in Zamfar caught by police, Mietti Allah
According to SaharaReporters, Zamfara State Police Command arrested five known suspects involved in acts of banditry, kidnapping, cattle theft and illegal possession of firearms.
On Friday, the suspects were paraded by police public relations officer Shehu Mohammed.
Mohammed explained that the arrest of the suspects was the result of a collaboration between the police and the state leadership of the Miyetti Allah Livestock Association of Nigeria (MACBAN).
He stated that the command will continue to work with any group or people wishing to work for the peace of Zamfara and the northwest region.
The PPRO assured the residents of Zamfara that the command is working hard to ensure that the state is free of any criminal activity.
The arrested were reported to have terrorized various communities in Zamfara, Kaduna, Katsina states in the northwest and Niger state in the north-central part of the country.
“Among the suspects found were four AK-49 assault rifles, nine magazines, 960 live rounds and various trinkets.
“The suspects were arrested thanks to the efforts of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Intelligence and a special task force deployed by the Inspector General of Police to free Zamfara and the Northwest Region from crime,” the statement said.
They allegedly kidnapped the younger brother of a certain Dr. Dauda Laval and confessed to collecting a ransom of $ 20 million, as well as receiving a ransom of $ 10 million for the abduction of the daughter of engineer Yahai Maradun.
Among them was Nigerian citizen Shehu Ali Kachalla, a famous shooter who admitted to having worked in the industry for over three years.
The stranger said he sold at least 4,500 rifles to various criminal gangs in the northwest region.
Abubakar Ali, another well-known kidnapping suspect from Niger, said he was active in the Kagarko and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State.
He also confessed that he had been in the criminal business for three years and killed five of his victims who could not afford to pay Ramson to be released from captivity.
According to the suspect, their boss pays them between N 600,000 and 700,000. E. For any kidnapping, entailing a ransom in the amount of 20 million n.e.
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