Banditry: Panel arraigns 5 Zamfara Emirs, soldiers


The committee on finding options to banditry in Zamfara State, on Friday stated it has concrete proof that 5 Emirs in the state were complicit in the wave of banditry in which 6,319 males and females were eliminated.

The Chairman of the committee and previous Inspector- General of Cops, Mohammed Abubakar, likewise stated 33 district and numerous town heads were likewise dealing with the outlaws.

Abubakar, who made the disclosure while sending the committee’s report to Guv Bello Matawalle in Gusau, did not openly call the conventional rulers.

He included that 10 soldiers, some cops and civil servants were found to have had their hands smeared in the banditry which lasted about a years in the state.

The previous IGP, nevertheless, stated some security workers and one emir identified themselves creditably in the security of individuals.

He stated the committee had actually advised that the emir be consulted nationwide honour while the officers need to be promoted to their next ranks.

Abubakar stated the 300- page report would pertain to other state federal governments and the Federal Federal government in attending to security problems in the nation.

The committee was inaugurated by Guv Matawalle in July and its examination covered in between June 2011 and May2019 (NAN).



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