Nigerian soldiers have arrested the vice chairman of Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Mr Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya, for allegedly working as informants for armed bandits and kidnappers terrorising the state.
According to a statement signed by Major, Clement K. Abiade, the Acting Force Information Officer, Operation SHARAN DAJI, Mr Yahuza was allegedly reported to seamlessly assists in selling rustled/stolen 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.
In another related development, the troops also arrested two suspected informants along Burukusuma – Sabon Birni in Sokoto State. They are Mallam Ibrahim Bangaje and Mallam Ado Bayero.
The suspects will be handed over to relevant security agency for possible prosecution after initial investigation.