CITIZENS COMPASS– OPERATIVES of the Kaduna State Police Command, have arrested a notorious bandit while on patrol along the at Kwarkwaron Manu, Basawa council area of Zaria Local Government Area of the state.
The police spokesman in the state, DSP Mohammad Jalige, who announced the arrest which took place on Friday, identified the notorious bandit as a 33-year-old Bilyaminu Saidu of Shuwaki village, Bakori LGA of Katsina State.
Jalige in a statement released to journalists on Sunday, also listed items recovered from the hoodlum, who was on a motorbike as of the time of the arrest, to include, four AK-47 rifles, 344 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, 10 telephone handsets as well as charms.
The police spokesman said, “the renewed vigour and commitment of Officers and Men of the Command in ensuring total compliance with the directive for domination of public space during the festive period and beyond has started yielding positive results.
“The motorcycle and the rider who gave his identity as one Bilyaminu Saidu ‘m’ aged 33 years of Shuwaki village, Bakori LGA of Katsina State were immediately subjected to a thorough search which led to the recovery of the following items inside the bags; four (4) AK47 rifles, three hundred and forty four (344) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, ten (10) Telephone handsets and four (4) charms.”