Two bandit Kingpins terrorising Silame, Binji, Gudu, Tureta, and Dange/Shuni local government areas of Sokoto state have been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Sokoto State command.
The suspects identified as Alhaji Koire and Alhaji Buba were paraded at command headquarters at the Federal secretariat, Sokoto.
NigeriaCrime.com gathered that the two suspects, Alhaji Koire and Alhaji Buba are dangerous bandits with over 300 men in their camp.
Parading the suspects, the state commandant, Muhammad Dada said, the duo have been terrorising some Communities in Silame, Binji, Gudu, Tureta, and Dange/Shuni local government areas of the state.
“The duo are high profiled bandits as they operate in Niger Republic and Nigeria. Koire to be specific, severally escape arrest using magical power.”
Alhaji Koire and Alhaji Buba are dangerous bandits with over 300 men in their camp.”
“When I got the tip-off of their whereabout in Silame local government, I led my men and, after spending two days in the bush, we succeeded in arresting them.
“After their arrests, their gangs attempted to bribe us with the sum of ten million naira to secure their freedom.”
According to one of the suspects, Alhaji Buba, I was involved in a kidnapping at Dabegi in Dange/ Shuni local government where we collected four million naira as ransom. I also participated in the kidnapping at Kudula, in Gudu local government where we collected one million naira as ransom.
We have a leader in Niger Republic called Danbuzu who supply us with AK-47 rifles and ammunition. Danbuzu also provided other logistics for us during their operations.