16 year old female bandit arrested in Niger State by the police, recovered guns

A 16-year-old for has been arrested by the Niger State Police Command after they killed a suspected armed bandit.

The killed who is said to be an accomplice to the late bandit had weapons in her possession.

Spokesperson of the command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, January 18, said the suspects were arrested with two locally fabricated revolver rifles in Mariga Local Government Area of the state.

“On 13/01/2021 at about 1700hrs, a team of Police operatives/vigilante attached to Bangi division while on routine patrol along Bangi/Wamba road arrested two suspects; one Haruna SNU ‘m’ and Maryam Sani age 16yrs ‘f’ both of Magami village via Gussau Zamfara State with one unregistered Bajaj m/cycle, and two locally fabricated revolver rifles,” said Abiodun.

Meanwhile, Haruna who wanted to escape was gunned down by the Police. The corpse was later deposited at general hospital Bangi, Mariga LGA

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