Troops under the auspices of Operation Safe Haven, in conjunction with troops of the Defence Headquarters Special Forces, have arrested two suspected bandits between Ungwan Wakili and Zango Urban in Zango Kataf local government area of Kaduna state.
Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, who confirmed this in a statement on Friday, said the suspects, Abdulhameed Abubakar Bala and Abubakar Abdulhameed Garba, were arrested following a tip off, in connection with their alleged involvement in a series of attacks on Gora Gan, Damkasuwa, Zonzon and Kwaku in December 2020.
Aruwan said the suspects are in the troops’ custody undergoing preliminary investigation.
Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai received the report with gratitude, and commended the troops for their relentless work in apprehending the suspects.
The Governor urged them to ensure a comprehensive investigation.