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Source: www.lindaikejisblog.com

Police arrest three female members of syndicate supplying fuel to bandits in Katsina

The three suspects The three suspects

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested three female members of a syndicate supplying fuel to bandits in a forest in the state.

Spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who paraded the suspects at the police headquarters on Thursday, September 23, said they were arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Katsina - Jibia road.

The suspects are Dija Umar, 50; Ummah Bello, 45; and Nusaiba Muhammad, 16, all of Malali Quarters, in Katsina Local Government Area of Katsina.

“The fact of the case is, the syndicate was arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Katsina – Jibia road, concealing PMS in their travelling bags neatly, reasonably suspected to be supplied to the bandits hibernating in the fringes of Jibia forest," Gambo stated.

"In the course of an investigation, suspects confessed to the commission of the offence, contrary to the executive order and other extant laws of the federation. An investigation is ongoing," he added.

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