Operatives of the Nigerian military have arrested an 18 year old man who specializes in supplying fuel to the criminal group’ s terrorizing many communities in Zamfara state, the suspect who was identified as Almustapha Kabir, of Nigerien nationality was arrested by a patrol team of Nigerian army personnels, patrolling the Magama- Jibia road.
According to the informations we gathered, it was learnt that the suspect who hailed from Dan’ arau village in the Niger Republic. It was learnt that the suspect was intercepted by the security team while he was on his ways to deliver a large quantity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also know as petrol. It was learnt that learnt that the suspect who was seen heading towards the forest area along Jibia road.
It was learnt that the suspect on seeing the security team tried to escape into the forest, however, he was intercepted by security operatives and a large quantity of petrol tied in polythene bags were also recovered from the suspect, it was learnt that several other other food item’ s and assorted illicit drugs item’ s were also recovered from the suspect.
It was learnt that during interrogations the suspect confessed to the crime and revealed that he had been contracted by some bandit groups and kidnapping groups hiding inside the forest, the suspect while confessing to the also revealed that he had been running errands for the bandits for some time, The suspect however failed to reveal the identity and the location where the criminal group’ s were hiding.
The arrest was also confirmed by the spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, who revealed that the suspect had been arrested and investigations were still ongoing.