The Katsina State Police Command has arrested three female members of a gang caught supplying fuel to bandits in a forest in the state.
Sp Gambo Isah the Spokesperson of the command, who paraded the suspects at the police headquarters on Thursday, said they were arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Jibia road Katsina.
The suspects are Dija Umar, 50; Ummah Bello 45 and Nusaiba Muhammad 16, all of Malali Quarters, in Katsina Local Government Area of Katsina.
“The fact of the case is, the syndicate was arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Katsina – Jibia road, concealing PMS in their travelling bags neatly, reasonably suspected to be supplies to the bandits hibernating in the fringes of Jibia forest,” Gambo stated.
“In the course of investigation, suspects confessed to the commission of the offence, contrary to the executive order and other extant laws of the federation. Investigation is ongoing.” he added.