- A gunrunner, Haruna Yusuf, has revealed how much he makes from selling sophisticated weapons to bandits
- The 47-year-old suspect confessed to selling one AK-47 rifle at the rate of N600,000
- Yusuf was arrested in Sawarya village, Katsina state by the police command
Haruna Yusuf, a notorious gunrunner from Katsina state, has confessed to selling dangerous weapons, including 20 AK-47 rifles for N600,000 each to bandits attacking some states.
Yusuf was nabbed by police in his residence in Sawarya village in Kaita local government area of the state.
He was paraded by the state police command along with other suspected gun-runners and bandits apprehended.
The police arrested the native of Sawarya with no fewer than 179 pieces of Anti-Aircraft ammunition.
According to the suspect, he has sold 3 General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMGs) for N4,000,000 to the bandits and over 5,000 life ammunition to the hoodlums in the state.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that in what has become a daily occurrence in the country, some criminal elements have once again gone on rampage in Kaduna state, kidnapping and killing innocent Nigerians.
The gun-wielding bandits, in separate attacks, invaded three local government areas - Igabi, Zaria, and Giwa - in the state on Sunday, January 17.
They killed four persons, including a professor's son, two vigilante members, and one other.
In a related development, suspected armed bandits have killed an eight-month pregnant health worker along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway, after opening fire on a commercial vehicle travelling to the state.
The woman was killed while travelling to Kaduna from Birnin Gwari at a place called Zankoro before Unguwar Yako on Sunday, January 24.
It was gathered that the bandits opened fire on the commercial vehicle around noon in an attempt to stop the vehicle.