Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Military personnel arrested in Zamfara state for supplying uniform and ammunition to bandits



A military officer has been arrested in Zamfara State for allegedly aiding bandits with uniforms, ammunition and logistics.

The arrest of the soldier and his girlfriend was revealed by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr. Bashir Maru during a press briefing.

The arrest, according to him was made possible with community-driven intelligence network, adding that the state government was awaiting the action that would be taken by the military against one of its recalcitrant officers.

He reiterated the governor’s position that the fight against banditry would not be successful until the military does away with saboteurs.