Police operatives in Zamfara have arrested a former soldier and notorious bandit who also supplies arms to terr@rists in the northwestern state.
The suspect, Sa’idu Lawal, is reported to have been terr@rising communities in Niger, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, and Kaduna states. The suspect, a native of Zamfara State, voluntarily retired from the Nigerian Army in 2021 but has been supplying arms to bandits in the North West region.
He was arrested by troops along Kaduna-Abuja highway while on his way to supply weapons to a notorious bandit leader terr@rising communities in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Dogo Hamza.
While parading the suspect in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, the Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Shehu, said the suspect was intercepted after the Police Tactical Squad and escort team attached to the commissioner of police in Zamfara State received actionable intelligence.

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