Zamfara police commissioner has Ayuba Elkana has announced the arrest of one suspect named Abdullahi Muhammad over allegation of supply of indian helm and illicit hard drugs to armed bandits operating along Zamfara, Kaduna and Abuja forests.
The police commissioner made the revelation during a media briefing in Gusau on Friday.
CP Elkana said “on 5th November 2021 at about 1400hrs, Police Operatives of the Command working in synergy with the FIB/STS operatives, acted on credible intelligence that led to the arrest of the above suspect who specialized in supply of Indian hemp and other illicit drugs to various bandit’s camps in Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger, and Abuja axis”.
On interrogation, according to the CP, “the suspect confessed to the crime and aided the security agencies in the discovery of large quantity of dry leaves suspected to be indian hemp at Gwiwa village in Kaura Namoda local government area of Zamfara state”.
The Commissioner said investigation has been widened and that, the suspect would soon be charged to court for prosecution