The police have arrested one Musa Mohammed Kamarawa, a nephew of Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, former governor of Sokoto State, for allegedly supplying arms and military kits to bandits, SaharaReporters reported.
Kamarawa was said to have been arrested last week by the Special Tactical Squad for supplying arms, ammunition, and military kits to bandits in Zamfara State.
He was subsequently whisked to the police headquarters in Abuja.
It was learnt that the suspect’s uncle, Bafarawa has been making spirited efforts to secure his release.
However, he was told that Kamarawa could not be released because Governor Bello Matawalle was personally interested in the case and was ready to report to President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a video, the suspect had said: “My name is Musa Mohammed Kamarawa, born in Kamarawa, Isa LGA; my father’s name is Alhaji Mohammed who lives in Kamarawa with his brothers.
“My mother is a businesswoman and also a farmer who lives in Kamarawa; she is an elder sister to former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa; the Sardauna of Bafarawa, Alhaji Abubakar; Hajiya Tsahara; Hajiya Tumba; Hajiya Hafsatand Hajiya Safara’u.
“I attended Gobir primary school Isa, before proceeding to Nagarta College Sokoto. Afterward I got admitted to study for my degree at Usman Danfodiyyo University, Sokoto State.”