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Police arrest producer of ‘bulletproof charms’ in Katsina

The police in Katsina State have arrested a 53-year-old man who produces bulletproof charms for bandits and criminals. Police spokesman in the state, SP Gambo…

The police in Katsina State have arrested a 53-year-old man who produces bulletproof charms for bandits and criminals.

Police spokesman in the state, SP Gambo Isah, told newsmen on Tuesday that the suspect, who resided on Maiduguri Road in Sabuwa LGA, was arrested on November 26, following a tip off.

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He said the suspect produced and sold bulletproof charms to bandits and other criminals in Katsina, Kaduna and Zamfara states for N60,000 per piece.

While noting that four bulletproof charms enveloped in jackets were recovered from the suspect, Isah said that he also confessed that he regularly offered prayers for bandits not to get arrested or harmed by security agents during their operations. (NAN)