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Army arrests LG Vice Chairman in Zamfara

The Troops of Operation Sharan Daji in Zamfara State have arrested the Vice Chairman, Anka Local Government council Alhaji Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya.

The Acting Force Information Officer of Operation Sharan Daji, Major Clement Abiade made this known in a statement issued to newsmen in Gusau.

Alhaji Yahuza Ibrahim was arrested based on credible intelligence report linking him to bandits in Wuya and Sunke communities.

He also allegedly reported to seamlessly assist in selling rustled/stolen cows and donkeys as well as giving information about troops, other security agencies and vigilantes’ movement to the bandits. 

The Vice Chairman was also accused of aiding the release of a notorious gun runner one Sani Yaro from Gusau prison.

In another development, the troops also arrested two suspected informants Mallam Ibrahim Bangaje and Mallam Ado Bayero along Burukusuma – Sabon Birni in Sokoto state.

The suspects will be handed over to relevant security agency for possible prosecution after initial investigation.

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