The Zamfara State Police Command have arrested one Sa’idu Lawal, identified as a former Lance Corporal with the Nigerian Army for allegedly supplying guns to bandits.
Speaking with journalists, on Wednesday, in Gusau,the state capital, Spokesman for the state’s Police Comand, Mohammed Shehu, said 41-year-old Lawal was arrested along the Abuja-Kaduna highway.
He said Lawal was arrested while in a Pontiac Vibe vehicle with Registration Number LAGOS KRD 686 CY, on his way to Zamfara State.
The police spokesperson described the suspect as a ‘notorious kidnapper, robber and a gunrunner”.
“During interrogation, the suspect confessed that he was conveying the exhibits from Loko local government area of Nasarawa state to his customer, one Dogo Hamza, in Bacha village in Tsafe local government area of Zamfara.
“He also confessed that he had previously supplied similar consignment to other customers in Kaduna, Katsina, Niger and Kebbi states.”