Niger Police arrest suspected bandits’ informant,food supplier

Following the arrest of two suspected kidnappers with the recovery of N2.1million at Lambata, Gurara LGA on 27th January,2023 and further investigation into the matter, through the confessional statement of the suspected kidnappers and technical intelligence received led to another achievement as thus;


Police operatives attached to Gawu-Babangida Division On 1st February,2023 at about 0530hrs, arrested one Ibrahim Ali, a.k.a Bajala aged 25yrs of Gwalo village via Paikoro LGA.


The suspect was arrested in his hideout at Gwalo village for being a suspected informant and food supplier to the arrested suspected kidnappers.


During interrogation, he confessed to the crime and said that he usually monitor targets for kidnappers. He confessed further that he also assisted the hoodlums to purchase foodstuffs such as rice, beans, millet and even alcohol of any kind, with cigarettes.


He was arrested with some quantity of raw rice and beans, which he said he wanted to take to the kidnappers hideout in Gwalo forest before their arrest.


Suspect is currently under investigation at SCID Minna and he will be arraigned in court for prosecution as soon as investigation is concluded.



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