By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
The Nigerian Military has said that its , troops conducting stop and search operation in Gusau, Zamfara State arrested one male and one female bandits drug suppliers.
The military which made this known in a statement issued yesterday by Brigadier General, Benard Onyeuko, Acting Director Defence Media Operation, said the arrest took place on September 12, 2020.
He said the suspects;Kabiru Dauda and Hafsat Musa, were arrested based on reliable intelligence.
He said the suspects were arrested with 9 parcels containing substances suspected to be Cannabis and other illicit hard drugs.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that suspects are suppliers of hard drugs to bandits.
“Similarly, troops acting on credible intelligence arrested a wanted suspected bandit named Usman Gorjo at Ungwar Alhaji Danbuzu and a suspected bandit informant named Isah Bala at Daudawa village. Suspects were arrested in connection with the killing of the head of Daudawa vigilante group recently.
“To this end, the gallant troops of Operation Sahel Sanity are commended for the successes achieved and their commitment to duty. They are further urged not to rest on their oars until Northwest is rid of all criminals. “.