2 Nigerien sisters serving as informants to bandits in Anka local government area of Zamfara State, have been arrested alongside one other, by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
The suspects were arrested along Bagega road in Anka council area by NSCDC operatives on surveillance patrol who acted on intelligence.
The male suspect identified as Shafiu Abdullahi has confessed to assisting “Shaho”, a suspected leader of a cattle rustling and kidnapping gang by supplying him and other items.
According to the corps commandant Aliyu Garba, the two sisters from Madawa district of Kwanni in Niger Republic, Binta and Balki Hussaini are girlfriends of a bandit identified as “Jijji”—believed to be among cattle rustlers terrorising residents of Anka.
“Preliminary investigation activities against the suspects is completed and the command will soon transfer them to other sister agencies for further investigation and determination.”