The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 53 year-old witch doctor that works closely with terrorists operating in the Northwest region of the country.
The suspect allegedly provides charms to protect the terrorists against penetration of gunshots fired by the police during raids.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, SP Gambo Isah, the suspect was arrested along Maiduguri Road at Sabuwa LGA of Katsina State with four native bullet proof jackets, covered with criminal talisman.
The alleged witch doctor, in his confessional statement, disclosed that he sells each of the native bulletproof jacket to the terrorists at the rate of N60,000, Sambo disclosed.
“The suspect in the course of investigation, confessed to be a spiritualist that supplies terrorists with Gun-Jazz and criminal charms for gun protection and also intercede on their behalf to protect them from being arrested or harmed by security agents in all their heinous dealings. He also admitted that he sells the native bullet proof jackets at the cost of sixty thousand naira, (N60,000:00K) to any interested terrorist,” SP Gambo stated.
The police spokesman also said that the witch doctor’s confession will further assist operatives of Police in the state to carry out more arrest of terrorists.