Zamfara State Command has arrested arrested a notorious bandits and rescued 10 Kidnapped Victims including One year old baby in the State.
During a Press Conference at headquaters of the Command in Gusau, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba Elkana, said the victims were rescued during a fire exchange with bandits who attacked Gada Village in Bungudu local government area of the state in the early hours of Wednesday.
He explained that, the bandits who arrived the village in their large number, have killed the District head, 4 other residents and abducted others..
The Commissioner of Police revealed that, following an intelligence report, Police, Military and Vigilante blocked the exit road of the criminal, engaged then in heavy fire exchange, dispersed them and rescued the 10 Kidnapped victims.
Similarly, He paraded one notorious bandit, named Sani Mati A.K.A Mai ‘Yan-Mata aged 20 who arrested by police tactical operatives along Zurmi axis while trying to block road for operation and a notorious Phone snatcher, Halliru Ibrahim who was arrested in Gusau.
According to the CP, they recovered One AK47 Rifle, Double Magazine with 3 rounds of live ammunitions and an operational motorcycle.
While fielding questions during the conference, the arrested bandit who confessed to committing the crimes such as Kidnapping and Cattle rustling said he can not account for how many lives he killed because they are too many.
The CP noted that, as soon as the investigation is concluded the 2 arrested suspects will be charge to Court while the rescued victims will be reunited with their families.