Kano state police command arrests suspected fuel supplier to bandits

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Five (5) Jerri cans of PMS, petrol,  are recovered in Kano as police arrest suspected suppliers of fuel to bandits.

Kano state police commissioner CP S. S. Dikko, has urged the People of Kano State to be Security Conscious.

This was contained in a statement issued by DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, Tuesday, at the state command headquaters while parading the suspect.

“On the 15/10/2021 at about 1230 hours, team of Policemen led by CSP Abubakar Hamma while on intelligence-led patrol at Fagge LGA, Kano State intercepted two (2) J5 Motor Vehicles loaded with Food Stuffs. On stop and search, five (5) Jerri cans of 25 liters each filled with PMS concealed inside an empty sack of sugar were recovered from one of the vehicles. Similarly, two suspects were arrested namely, one Musbahu Rabi’u, ‘m’, 31 years old, of Jibiya LGA, Katsina State and the driver of the J5 Motor vehicle, one Jamilu Abdullahi, ‘m’, 37 years old of Jibiya, Katsina State,” the statement said.

preliminary investigation led Jamilu confessed that, “he once came to Kano from Katsina and bought PMS in Jerricans and transported it to Jibiya, Katsina State where he sold it at higher rate. He also confessed that, he was arrested while trying to transport the PMS for the second time,”