Banditry: Zamfara Anti-Thuggery Outfit Arrests Sim Packs, Drugs Supplier

The Zamfara Government’s Anti-Thuggery Standing Committee has arrested three suspects for supplying Sim Packs, drugs, illegal substances and sexual enhancers to bandits. It also announced the arrest of three other suspects for phone snatching.

The Anti-Thuggery Standing Committee was established to complement security agencies in the fight against activities of political thuggery and other criminal collaborators in the state.

Chairman of the Committee Bello Bakyasuwa made this known while handing over the suspects to security agencies in Gusau, noting that the outfit was mandated to fight against thuggery activities and other related crimes in the state.

He added that the committee also intercepted a vehicle along Gusau-Magami road, and recovered 100 new Sim packs, Kurkura substances, snuff, sexual enhancers and drugs.

In the same vein, bandits have killed two persons and kidnapped three others in Katsina state on Sunday.

Yusufu Musa, who raised the alarm over the incident, said the bandits were operating from the forest area of Jibiya Local Government Area of Katsina State.

However, Katsina State Police Command is yet to comment on the incident.