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2,000 bandit informants arrested in Zamfara

Over 2,000 informants leaking key information to bandits have been arrested in Zamfara State.

Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara who disclosed to the press in Kaduna said the ongoing military operations against bandits and kidnappers in the state has been successful so far.

Alhaji Dosara disclosed that a majority of the bandits had fled to Sokoto State, adding that the State Government may reconnect mobile telecommunications services before the end of this week.

The Commissioner alleges that those benefiting from banditry in the state have engaged social media and the traditional media to sponsor fake news against the ongoing operation.

Reporting by Adamu Yusuf, editing by Muzha Kucha