The Katsina State police command has arrested a Niger Republic citizen suspected of supplying fuel to bandits in the state.
SP Gambo Isah, spokesperson of the command, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Katsina, said the 18-year-old suspect, Almustapha Kabir, supplies fuel to the armed criminals in the forest.
“On 5/10/2021 at about 1300hrs, the Command succeeded in arresting Almustapha Kabir, ‘M’, aged 18yrs of Dan’arau village, Niger Republic, who specializes in supplying bandits to the forest,” he said.
“He was accosted by team of Nigerian Army personnel on patrol along Magama – Jibia road with some quantity of petroleum product inside polythene bags. In the course of investigation, suspect confessed to the commission of the offence. Investigation is ongoing.”