The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested a 31 year-old leader of a suspected terror gang, Isiyaku Babangida, while on a mission to attack some communities in Anka and Bukkuyum local government areas of the state
Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer Muhammad Shehu made this known, explaining that the police anti-banditry patrol team acted on intelligence to arrest the notorious terror leader.
The police operatives swung into action and moved to the nearby bandit’s enclaves, which led to a serious gun battle between the bandits and the police operatives, adding that the superior firepower of the police successfully dislodged the bandits, a situation that forced them to flee with possible gunshot wounds.
Penpushing further reports that, the police spokesperson said, after they dislodged the criminals, they recovered two AK47 rifles, two fabricated guns, and 2367.62 mm rounds of live ammunition from them
“In the course of interrogation, the suspect explained how he and his other group members that bear Ak 47 rifles invaded several villages in Anka, Bukkuyum, Gummi, rustled an unspecified number of cattle, kidnapped many innocent people and kept them in captivity until their relatives paid the ransom,” the police said.
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