The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said on Wednesday that four suspected bandits had been apprehended in Sokoto State.
The suspects are alleged to be members of a well-known bandit group that operates in the states of Sokoto and Zamfara.
They were paraded for alleged involvement in high-profile kidnappings, banditry, cattle rustling, and murder in towns throughout the two western states.
Mohammed Saleh-Dada, the NSCDC Commandant in Sokoto State, said several of the parading suspects are also bandit informants in some of the region’s high-profile attacks.
According to him, a high-profile figure from Sokoto State’s Dange/Shuni Local Government Area has been summoned because of his ties to one of the accused.
A guy accused of sodomizing over 12 Almajiri minors in Sokoto State was also paraded.
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