The Niger state police command said it has arrested two suspected bandits along shiroro police division
A statement coming from the Niger state Police Public Relation ASP Wasiu Abiodun said Samaila Jagaba (46) was arrested in the process of trying to secure the release of one Bala Bako (35), with attempting to use the sum of two hundred thousand Naira as gratification.
Asp Wasiu said Bala in particular, who was earlier arrested had in his possession a locally-made pistol and one live cartridge on the 15th 08, 2020 during police surveillance in kwata market.
He said during interrogation, the suspect confessed to have bought the gun from an unidentified person in wukoro village chukun local government in Kaduna.
The PPRO said the case is under investigation as suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.