The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a suspected drug supplier to terrorists in the state.

The spokesman for the command, SP Gambo Isah, in a statement on Thursday, said the suspect, 20-year-old Jamilu Ibrahim, of Dungun Muazu village, in the Sabuwa Local Government Area, was arrested for allegedly supplying drugs to terrorists.

Isah said the command also arrested two men, Sani Ibrahim, 45, and Magaji Mamman, inside a Golf car while taking drugs suspected to be hemp to a customer in Niger Republic.

The police spokesman noted that two ex-convicts, Aminu Lawal, 32, and Isah Mohammed, 30, were arrested for robbery and car-snatching.

He said Lawal, who confessed to being a member of an armed robbery and car-snatching syndicate terrorising the state, was arrested on Monday, December 19, 2022, around 1.15am.

Mohammed was said to have been arrested on December 9, 2022, around 12.30am while riding a motorcycle suspected to have been snatched from its owner.

The spokesman gave the names of four other suspects arrested on December 8 for robbery in Katsina as Umaru Adamu, 20; Hamza Lawal, 19; Abubakar Ismail,22; and Isah Isman,22.

The police command has vowed never to relent in its efforts in ridding the state of every criminal element.

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