Notorious Bandit Leader Arrested In Sokoto


The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), has arrested a notorious bandit leader identified as ‘Bello Galadima’ in Sokoto State, Premium Times reports.

According to the Commandant of NSCDC in the state, Saleh Dada, Galadima, 40, has been on the wanted list.

He said on Wednesday, 28 July, that the suspect was captured on Tuesday evening at his hideout at Aliyu Jodi in Sokoto metropolis.

The suspect was nabbed when he came out to buy drugs, mostly sexual enhancing medicaments for his group members. He explained that the suspect’s arrest followed an intelligence report on his activities and movement of his group members around Hamma Ali community.


The commandant commended the community for providing information on security challenges in their environment and assured them of maximum protection.

Mr. Dada reassured them of the agency’s commitment to safeguarding their lives and properties.



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