End of road for kidnappers as police nab 53-year-old ‘Juju’ supplier
By Odunayo Odeja
Police in Katsina State have arrested a 53-year-old man who allegedly specialises in producing bulletproof charms for bandits and criminals and offering prayers for them not to get arrested.
The police spokesman in the state, SP Gambo Isah, told journalists in Katsina on Tuesday that the Suspect resides at Maiduguri Road in the Sabuwa Local Government Area of the state.
He said the Suspect was arrested on Nov. 26 following a tip-off.
He added that the Suspect produced and sold the bulletproof charms to bandits and other criminals in Katsina, Kaduna and Zamfara states for N60,000 per piece.
Isah added that the Suspect confessed to the crime during interrogation.
He said the police recovered four bulletproof charms enveloped in jackets and a talisman from the Suspect.
The police spokesman also told journalists that the Suspect regularly offered prayers for bandits not to get arrested or harmed by security agents during their operations.
He said, “the Suspect would be arraigned after investigation.”