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Notorious leader of outlawed Yansakai group arrested over murder of 40-year-old man in Zamfara



The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested the chief of a proscribed group, Yansakai, in reference to culpable murder.


Spokesperson of the command, SP Mohammed Shehu, disclosed this in an announcement on Friday, Could 6. 


“On third Could, 2022, DPO Bukkuyum Division responded to a misery name from Tungar Dutsi Group in Gana district of Bukkuyum LGA that some members of the outlawed group popularly often called “Yansakai” from Tungar Bido Village led by its infamous chief Bala Minister, invaded Tungar Dutsi village armed with regionally made weapons/different harmful weapons within the identify of Sallah Celebration and began capturing sporadically, inflicting panic and worry throughout the group,” the assertion learn.


“When some members of group cautioned them towards the sporadic capturing, the outlawed group members escalated their nefarious motion to attacking individuals with cutlass, knives and different harmful weapons. On account of which one Surajo Alhaji Ali, a 40 yrs previous man was gruesomely killed by the outlawed group,”


The chief of the group was arrested by the police whereas others fled and escaped to unknown vacation spot.


In the midst of interrogation, the suspect confessed to the offence and additional talked about the names of his collaborators now at massive.


Discreet investigation is in progress to additional arrest his accomplices and cost them to court docket for prosecution, the PPRO added.

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