The Katsina State Police Command has arrested three women members of a union that supplies bandits with fuel 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 suspect’s names are Dija Umar (50), Ummah Bello (45), and Nusaiba Muhammad (16) in the Katsina Local Government Area.
“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 traveling bags neatly, reasonably suspected to be supplied to the bandits hibernating in the fringes of Jibia forest,” Gambo stated.
“In the course of the investigation, suspects confessed to the commission of the offence, contrary to the executive order and other extant laws of the federation. The investigation is ongoing,” he added.
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