Zamfara State Police Command has explained that arrest of one Mugira Yusuf is not political, but on grounds of criminal conspiracy.
Spokesman of the police command, SP Mohammed Shehu said in a statement that,t attention of Zamfara State Police Command has been drawn to news trending on social and other conventional media, regarding the arrest of one Mugira Yusuf by Operatives of the Command on Thursday, 21st October, 2021, where media were giving his arrest different correlation
Shehu explained that “for avoidance of doubt and purpose of clarity, the Command wishes to state that, On 17th January, 2020, an official complaint of alleged criminal conspiracy and inciting public disturbance against the said Mugira Yusuf and One Ukashatu Abubakar was received by the Commissioner of Police. In the course of investigation at the State CID, one of the suspects, Ukashatu Abubakar was arrested and charged to court, while Mugira Yusuf fled and had since been avoiding arrest.”
According to him, ‘on Thursday, 21st October 2021, the second suspect, Mugira Yusuf was arrested at Unguwar Dallatu area, Gusau by Police operatives investigating the case. The suspect was charged to court since on Friday 22nd October, 2021.
In view of the above, members of the public are enjoined to note that, the arrest was not Politically Motivated as being reported by some media. The Police as law enforcement agency will continue to discharge its functions in line with constitutional provisions and other professional ethics.”