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The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 53-year-old man who specialises in producing bulletproof charms for bandits and criminals.

Police spokesman in the State, SP Gambo Isah, told newsmen that the suspect resides at Maiduguri Road, in Sabuwa Local Government Area of the State, adding that he was arrested following a tip-off.

Isah said the suspect produced and sold the bulletproof charms to bandits and other criminals in Katsina, Kaduna and Zamfara States for 60,000 naira per piece.

He explained that that the suspect confessed to the crime during interrogation, adding that the Police recovered four bulletproof charms enveloped in jackets and a talisman from the suspect.

The Police Spokesman also told newsmen that the suspect said he regularly offered prayers for bandits not to get arrested or harmed by security agents during their operations.

Isah said the suspect would be arraigned at the completion of investigation.