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A 28-year-old Suleiman Iliyasu of Walawa Asaurara, Sabuwar Ungwa, Jibiia Local Government area of Katsina State has confessed to killing of over 15 persons in different banditry attacks across Katsina State.
Iliyasu, popularly referred to as Yar’bushiya made the confession at the Katsina Police Command Headquarters where he was paraded before pressmen on Tuesday.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the dearly “Yar’bushiya was arrested by the Area Commander, Dutsinma a few days back for various crimes related to terrorism.
The spokesperson of the Command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the arrest of the suspects while parading the suspect.
He said “The suspect had participated in several armed robberies, kidnappings and cattle rustling across the state.”
Yar’bushiya further confessed to working under the camp of “Dankarami,” a notorious terrorist kingpin, wanted by the Police for committing crimes against humanity in Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kebbi and Sokoto States.
The suspect also disclosed that he has been involved in banditry for the past three years and participated in several attacks carried out in Sabuwar Dandume, Faskari, Jibia, Batsari, and Kurfi LGA of Katsina State.
Yar’bushiya who however pleaded for mercy, said he will never participate in banditry again if he is spared.
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