Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old suspected gun runner, Aisha Nura, with the sum of N2.4 million in Batsari local government Area of the state.
The spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the suspect is the wife of a ‘notorious bandit’ popularly known as Nura Alhaji Murnal.
“On 25th July, 2021 at about 0900hrs, based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting one Aisha Nura, `F`, aged 27yrs of Baranda village, a Fulani settlement at Batsari LGA of Katsina state,” the PPRO stated in a statement.
“Nemesis caught up with the suspect when she was arrested in a suspicious manner, concealing her presence and trying to board an Okada motorcycle from Batsari town heading towards Nahuta village.
“Immediately she was searched, money, the sum of two million four hundred and five thousand naira (N2,405,000:00K) was found in her possession, reasonably suspected to be proceeds of arms supplies to bandits in Kaduna state.
“In the course of investigation suspect confessed to the commission of the offence and admitted that she was sent by husband one Nura Alh. Murnai a notorious bandit, belong to the camp of bandits’ leader one Abu Radda to collect the money on his behalf from his counterparts in Kaduna forest. Investigation is ongoing.”
KanyiDaily had also reported how the wife of retired Police Commissioner, Ibezimako Aghanya was brutally murdered by unknown assailants inside her residence in Makurdi, Benue State.