Three members of an outlawed group “Yansakai” has been arrested by the Zamfara State Police Command for the murder of three Fulanis at Bargala village in Gusau Local Government Area of the state.
The suspects identified as Zubairu Musa, Abdullahi Rabiu and Buhari Muazu were arrested following a distress call that large number of the suspects carrying dangerous weapon had invaded Bargaja, a settlement for Fulanis.
The State Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba Elkanah, In a statement on Tuesday, November 30 stated that “On 29th November, 2021 the Command received a distress call that, large number of outlawed group known as ‘Yansakai’ carrying dangerous weapons invaded a Fulani Settlement called Bargaja in Gusau LGA with intent to attack and kill the inhabitants of the village,”
“Police Tactical teams were proactively deployed to the village to repel the hoodlums from carrying out their nefarious activities against the community. The operatives have succeeded in containing the situation as well as arresting the above named suspects for gruesomely killing three (3) people in the village using cutlass and knives.
“In addition, another set of twelve (12) Yansakai who attempted to ambush Police operatives were repelled and arrested by the Police with locally fabricated guns and cutlasses. Case is under investigation.” he added.