Notorious bandit, Maiyammata arrested while trying to kidnap passengers in Zamfara

Police Tactical Operatives in Zamfara on Wednesday arrested a notorious bandit popularly known as Maiyammata.

Maiyammata is said to be a former member of a bandits group led by Bello Turji, but now with another wanted bandit kingpin, Kachalla Sani-Black.

Ayuba Elkanah, the Commissioner of Police, said he was arrested while trying to kidnap passengers at Koliya.

Elkanah said,  “One AK-47 rifle, double magazines with three rounds of live ammunition and one Boxer motorcycle were recovered from him.”

It was also disclosed that Sani-Black operates along Zurmi, Shinkafi and Birnin Magaji Local Government Areas.

“One AK-47 rifle, double magazines with three rounds of live ammunition and one Boxer motorcycle was recovered from him,” Elkanah added.

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