The Kano State Police Command has arrested a man suspected to be supplying motorcycles to bandits in Zamfara State forests.
According to the spokesman of the command, Abdulahi Kiyawa, the suspect, whose identity was not revealed, has confessed to selling about 100 motorcycles to the bandits in Zamfara, adding that he was nabbed following a tip-off by motorcycle traders in the state.
The suspect, who was arrested in Kano while taking two motorcycles to Zamfara State, is said to be paid N600,000 by bandits per motorcycle.
“He sells Honda ACE 125 motorcycles popularly known as ‘Boko Haram’ in Zamfara State. Zamfara state government has since banned the use of this motorcycle.
“However, when they buy it in Kano, they change the cover of motorcycle box and take it to the forest where they assemble it for attacking innocent citizens”, Kiyawa said