A terror kingpin, Alhaji Koire who is notorious for “disappearing” from detention has finally been arrested alongside his accomplice, Alhaji Buba, by the operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Sokoto State.
WikkiTimes learnt that the kingpin has been terrorising Silame, Binji, Gudu, Tureta and Dange/Shuni Local Government Areas of Sokoto State.
The state commandant of NSCDC, Muhammad Dada, disclosed this to reporters at the command’s headquarters, Federal Secretariat, Sokoto yesterday.
According to him, Koire was identified as terror kingpins with over 200 men in their camps. According to him, he is a high profile terrorist that raid areas in Niger Republic and Nigeria.
Dada said Koire has been severally taken into custody, but always disappeared using supernatural power.
The commandant narrated that he was alerted of their whereabouts in Silame local government and that he personally led a squad of his men into the bush, spending two days before they succeeded in seizing them.
Buba, who spoke to reporters confessed to kidnapping at Dabegi in Dange/ Shuni local government where they collected a ransom of N4 million.
He also admitted to partaking in kidnapping at Kudula in Gudu local government where they demanded one million naira as ransom.
Buba also disclosed that they have a leader in Niger Republic called Danbuzu who supplies them AK-47 rifles and ammunition.
Following the arrest, the terrorists’ gangs in a futile attempt, tried to bribe the NSCDC with the sum of 10 million naira to secure the release of their men, Dada claimed.