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ZAMFARA POLICE COMMAND ARRESTS ADDITIONAL SEVENTEEN (17) SUSPECTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE POST ELECTIONS VIOLENCE THAT LED TO THE VANDALIZATION AND LOOTING OF FACILITIES IN VARIOUS APC OFFICES

On: April 1, 2023 - In: Headlines News - No comments

ACTEM NEWS AFRICA 

 

…… INCLUDING CAMPAIGN OFFICES, GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES/AGENCIES AND HOUSES MOSTLY OF POLITICIANS AND RECOVERY OF LOOTED/VANDALIZED PROPERTY

 

The Zamfara State Police Command under the leadership of CP Kolo Yusuf psc, has arrested the total of fifty seven (7) suspects who took part directly or indirectly in the post elections violence that erupted following the announcement of Governorship election result in Zamfara State, and recovered some of the looted and vandalised property in connection with the case.

It could be recalled that, Police detectives personally led by the Commissioner of Police CP Kolo Yusuf psc, earlier arrested fourty suspects and recovered some of the looted and vandalised property worth millions of Naira which were showcased to the press and later charged to court and remanded in prison. As a follow up to the ongoing effort, the following suspects and exhibits were also arrested and recovered

Name of Suspects

Yusuf Magaji ‘M’ AKA Mai Anguwa AGED 60 and Sixteen (16) other suspects

Additional Exhibits Recovered

1. Two (2) semi silence Generator belonging to ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Gusau
2. Two (2) Standing Refrigerator
3. Vandalised doors, windows, Tables, chairs, electric wires and different calibres of electronics
4. Sets of Cushion Chairs
5. Fourty (40) Pieces of woman wrappers
6. Burglar proof for Windows
7. Pillar reinforcement Rods

 

 

In the course of investigation, Suspects confessed to the commission of the offence and further narrated how they invaded APC Campaign offices belonging to Senator Kabiru Marafa and Senator Daniya and looted property worth millions of Naira. Effort is being made to arrest their collaborators and charge to court for prosecution

2. ARREST OF A WANTED NOTORIOUS BANDIT WHO UNTILL HIS ARREST TERRORISED ZAMFARA STATE AND ITS ENVIRON

NAME OF SUSPECT

SULAIMAN BALARABE ‘M’ AGED 25YRS

 

On 29th March, 2023 at about 0330am, Police operatives while on patrol acted on intelligence information and arrested the above named suspect who was already in the wanted list of the Police for Banditary, Kidnapping and other heinous crime against the good people of Zamfara State.

In the course of investigation, the Suspect confessed of series of attacks and kidnapping on different communities in Zamfara State where millions of Naira collected as ransom from the Relations. The suspect who further confessed of bearing GPMG during their operations, mentioned some of his allied which the police detectives is working assiduously to arrest. Discreet Investigation is ongoing.

ARREST OF TWO (2) SUSPECTS IN CONNECTION WITH BEING IN POSSESSION OF EIGHTEEN (18) RUSTLED COWS, THREE (3) GOAT AND ONE (1) SHEEP

NAME OF SUSPECTS

1. UMAR ABDULLAHI ‘M’ AGED 32YRS
2. SANI MUSA ‘M’ AKA DANGODAL AGED 55YRS
3. YAHAYA ‘M’ AKA CHAIRMAN NOW AT LARGE

EXHIBITS RECOVERED:

1. EIGHTEEN (18) COWS
2. THREE (3) GOAT
3. ONE.(1) SHEEP

On Friday 31st March, 2023 Police Police while on patrol acted on intelligence information, intercepted and arrested three Toyota Buse loaded with suspected stolen COWS, SHEEP and GOAT from Dansadau to Gusau. On sighting the Police, suspects attempted to abandon the vehicles and exhibits to escape, but they were rounded up and arrested by the Police operatives.

Suspects are currently undergoing discreet Investigation that will lead to the arrest of their collaborators before being charged to court for prosecution.

ARREST OF A NOTORIOUS MEMBER OF SARA SUKA TERRORISING GUSAU BY SNATCHING HANDSETS AND OTHER ARMED ROBBERY

NAME OF SUSPECT

1. ARABI LAWALI ‘M’ AGED 23YRS

Exhibit recovered:

One Matchet

On Friday 31st March, 2023 Police detectives while on patrol arrested one of the notorious member of Sara – Suka terrorising Gusau and its environ.

In the course of investigation, the suspect confessed how he and his collaborators in crime robbed people of their belongings especially Handsets

Investigation is ongoing with a view to arresting other susoects and charged them to court for prosecution

The Commissioner of Police CP Kolo Yusuf psc while applauding the people of Zamfara State for their unalloyed support and partnership, tasked them to sustain the synergy with the Police and other security agencies for effective service delivery.

 

 

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