Former Chairman in Katsina state arrested for aiding bandits

The Police Command in Katsina State have arrested a former caretaker chairman for Jibia Local Government Area of the state, Haruna Musa Mota over alleged connections with bandits.

Spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the development, said Mota was arrested for allegedly aiding and abetting bandits operating in the state.

The ex-council boss was arraigned before a senior magistrate court on Friday, February 5 and remanded in a Katsina correctional centre pending the time the police would complete investigation on his case and when the state Ministry of Justice issue legal advice on the case.

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