Troops of Operation SHARAN DAJI in Zamfara State have arrested the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government Area, Zamfara State, Mr. Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya, based on credible intelligence report linking him to bandits in Wuya and Sunke communities.
The arrest of the council’s vice chairman was confirmed in a statement issued Thursday by the Operation Sharan Daji’s Acting Information Officer, Major Clement Abiade.
“Mr. Yahuza Ibrahim was allegedly reported to seamlessly assist in selling rustled cows and donkeys as well as giving information about troops, other security agencies and vigilantes’ movement to the bandits.
“He was also accused of aiding the release of a notorious gun runner one Sani Yaro from Gusau prison,” Major Abiade added
In another related development, the troops also arrested two suspected informants along Burukusuma-Sabon Birni in Sokoto State and they are Mallam Ibrahim Bangaje and Mallam Ado Bayero, according to the statement.
“The suspects will be handed over to relevant security agency for possible prosecution after the initial investigation.
“The Force Commander Operation SHARAN DAJI, Major General Hakeem Oladapo Otiki reiterates the commitment of the troops towards entrenching enduring peace and tranquillity in Zamfara and its contiguous States of Katsina, Kebbi, and Sokoto.
“He also enjoins the public to support the operation by reporting suspicious activities and movement of bandits to close by security agencies for prompt action,” the statement appealed.