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Zamfara Government Seizes Vehicles Transporting Food To Bandits, Arrests 100 Security Violators

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Zamfara State authorities says over 100 individuals who violated the manager orders concerning the current safety measures within the state have been arrested.

 

The secretary of the duty pressure on safety issues, Abdul Haruna, instructed reporters on Wednesday that the 100 individuals have been arrested for numerous offenses whereas 5 cows belonging to a navy officer have been recovered.



Haruna additional disclosed that two automobiles loaded with meals gadgets and different important commodities, suspected to be heading to the bandits’ camps, have been intercepted.

 

“Nevertheless, the drivers of the 2 automobiles couldn’t defend themselves therefore they have been arrested,” he added.

 

Haruna stated Lalan junction, Mayanchi junction, Lamba Bakura junction and Colony Junction had been closed indefinitely.

“We closed these junctions as a result of since markets have been closed indefinitely, the bandits don’t have any different means than to be getting their foodstuffs and different important commodities from the junctions,” he stated.

 

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Haruna stated when the strain turns into an excessive amount of for the bandits, they might be pressured to relocate and flee from the state.

 

The event trails the blockage of communication channels and restriction of motion within the state.

 

The Nigerian Communications Fee (NCC) had ordered the suspension of all telecom websites within the state over rising insecurity considerations.

 

SaharaReporters had on Friday reported how Umar Garba Danbatta, Government Vice Chairman and Chief Government Officer of the Nigerian Communications Fee, in a letter to all telecom operators, stated the motion was one of many methods taken by safety operatives in curbing banditry ravaging the state.

 

Within the memo signed by the NCC and forwarded to the telecoms, the suspension of providers would final between September 3 by means of September 17 within the first occasion.

 

The fee had additionally stated the directive was to allow related safety companies to hold out required efforts in the direction of addressing the safety problem within the state.

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