Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have arrested 19 suspected bandits’ collaborators in Dansadau, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Channels Television quoted Nuhu Dansadau, a resident of the area to have said that the news of the arrests came as a surprise to villagers, saying most of the suspects are well known persons in the area.
“We are very much happy and surprised because some of the them are well known, you will see quiet, gentle and unexpected person,’ Dansadau said.
“Some of them are arrested because they will tell bandits to kidnap and kill their brothers.”
He also revealed that bandits’ leader in the area has queried the community head over the arrests.
He further stated that since the arrest was made, bandits have laid siege to the community.