From Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d, Gusau
The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested a syndicate of two arms suppliers, just three days after killing another two while on the drive to convey large number of live ammunitions and a magazine to unidentified bandits camp in the bush.
According to the statement by the Zamfara Police Command’s Spokesman, SP Shehu Mohammed, said Police Tactical operatives had arrested two gun runners identified as Emmanuel Emmanuel and his female counterpart Nana Ibrahim.
The statement further informed that, the suspected bandits arms suppliers were arrested along Gusau-Wanke-Dansadau road, conveying three hundred and twenty five rounds of live ammunition and one magazine of Ak 47 rifle.
It also noted that, the arrest was sequel to an intelligence information received about the supply of dangerous stocks from Benue State to an undisclosed bandits’ camp in Zamfara.
“Spot search by the operatives led to the recovery of the above exhibits. In the course of interrogation, suspects confessed to have engaged in several gun running business with bandits operating in Zamfara and other neighbouring states. Effort is ongoing to apprehend their partners and charge them to court for prosecution”, it added.