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.