Troops have arrested one Marwana Abubakar, a suspected weapons and logistics supplier for bandits in Nigeria’s north-east region.
Concise News gathered that the suspect was apprehended at Kwashabawa village in Jibia area of Katsina state.
According to a statement by the acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa on Friday, Abubakar was arrested by troops on Exercise Harbin Kunama 111 on Wednesday.
“Troops on Exercise HARBIN KUNAMA 111, have continued to record successes as notorious logistics supplier for bandits crouching between Jibia – Batsari axis – one Marwana,” the statement read.
“Abubakar was arrested at Kwashabawa village in Jibia Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State on Wednesday the 8th of May 2019.”
The Army spokesman also said that troops of 311 Artillery Regiment conducted a raid operation on a suspected facility in Kontagora Township in Niger State; recovered some weapons and the suspected fabricator, Salisu Ibrahim.