Video: Katsina Police arrest three women concealing petrol in bags for bandits
Operatives of the Katsina State Police Command have arrested three female members of a syndicate supplying fuel to bandits in a forest in the state.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, who paraded the suspects at the Police Headquarters on Thursday, September 23, said they were arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Katsina – Jibia road.
The suspects are Dija Umar, 50; Ummah Bello, 45; and Nusaiba Muhammad, 16, all of Malali Quarters, in Katsina Local Government Area of the state.
“The fact of the case is, the syndicate was arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Katsina – Jibia road, concealing PMS in their travelling bags neatly, reasonably suspected to be supplies to the bandits hibernating in the fringes of Jibia forest,” Gambo stated.
“In the course of investigation, suspects confessed to the commission of the offence, contrary to the executive order and other extant laws of the federation. Investigation is ongoing.” he added.
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