As a result of continued military onslaught on bandits in Zamfara State, they now resorted to using camels to perpetrate violence.
According to a report by The Daily vendor newspaper correspondent in kaduna, the Zamfara State Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara disclosed this on Thursday, while fielding questions from newsmen in Kaduna.
He recalled that the measures put in place by the state government towards ending banditry in the state, including shutting down telecom services which began a month ago, is yielding a positive result as many were arrested while other bandits flee Zamfara State for fear of being killed.
Dosara explained that over 2,000 informants have been arrested and they are now providing vital information on how they relate with the bandits and who supports them, including highly placed individuals.
The commissioner further disclosed that due to persistent military onslaught on the bandits in the state, the bandits now are forced to eat raw food like millet, because they have been cut off from their collaborators in town.
Adding that the Government had set up a situation room where complaints are being received to ensure prompt action.
He said “We were also successful in the operation in the sense that many Bandits have been neutralized by the army.