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Army arrests bandit leader 'Jack Bros Yellow'

 • One of the bandits' leaders terrorizing a northern community has been arrested in Niger state

 • The suspect identified as Jack Bros Yellow was apprehended during an ongoing military operation

 • The arrest, however, is yet to be confirmed by the Nigerian Army

Reports from Niger State suggest a bandit leader terrorizing communities in the state has been nabbed by the army.

The leader, popularly known a Jack Bros Yellow was picked up during the ongoing military operations in forests across Niger state.

Security reports gathered by The Nation revealed that Yellow was arrested in one of the forests between Shiroro and Rafi local government.

The Army is being silent about the ongoing military operations due to the activities of Informants in order not to jeopardize the whole operation.

The arrest is yet to be confirmed by the Army, but a source close to the communities disclosed that Jack Bros Yellow is the leader of one of the three groups of bandits terrorizing Shiroro, Rafi and Munya local government areas, reports.

The Source also disclosed that the Bandits’ leader may also have a link with some groups in Zamfara.

It was also learnt that most times, he keeps victims who do not pay ransom on time with the group of bandits in Zamfara.

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