Katsina State Police, on Thursday, paraded Idi Dila, 30, suspected to be one of the bandits who recently launched an attack on Diskuru and Kadsau villages of the state, where no fewer than 12 people were killed.
According to the police, Dila, from Mumunu village, Faskari Local Government Area of the state, was arrested on Sunday.
He was paraded by the police alongside 26 other suspects arrested for various crimes ranging from kidnapping to armed robbery.
The spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, Gambo Isah, said Dila was arrested at Scheme on his way to Faskari.
He was reported to be a member of a notorious gang of bandits of Melaya Alhaji Gandu of Munhaye Forest in the Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Another alleged bandit, Sani Bayi ,26, said to be one of the bandits operating on the fringes of Rugu forest, was also paraded by the police.
He confessed to journalist that he had engaged in several operations at Ruma, Gwamra, and Katoge villages, all in the council.
The police spokesman said all the suspects would be prosecuted after completion of the investigation.
“The Katsina State Police Command, under the leadership of CP Sanusi Buba, is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that Katsina is rid of criminals,” he said.