Bello Galadima, a suspected bandit on the wanted list of security agencies, has been arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Sokoto State.
Saleh Dada, the commandant of NSCDC in the state, told journalists of the arrest on Wednesday.
Dada said the 40-year-old suspect had been on their wanted list.
The NSCDC commander stated that Galadima was apprehended on Tuesday at his hideout at Aliyu Jodi in Sokoto metropolis.
He revealed that the suspect was arrested when he came out to buy drugs, mostly sexual enhancing medicaments for his group members.
Dada explained that the suspect’s arrest followed an intelligence report on his activities and movement of his group members around the Hamma Ali community.
He commended the community for providing information on security challenges in their environment and assured them of maximum protection.