Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig. Gen. Benard Onyeuko says troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have arrested more than 10 people, suspected to be collaborating with armed bandits.
A suspected supplier for bandits, Malam Gambo, who has been on a wanted list, was arrested at Dansadau village in Maru LGA of Zamfara State.
Another 9 were arrested for ‘collaborating’ with bandits.
They were apprehended at Sabon Garin DanAli village in Dan-Musa LGA of Katsina State, plus one informant, Surajo Bala, who confessed to have been luring victims to be kidnapped.
Brig. Gen. Benard said the troops rescued a woman, Jamila Sani of Makasu village in Kankara LGA of Katsina State who had been in captivity since September, 7 2020.