Bandit ringleader arrested in Nigeria
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Yesterday, police in Nigeria arrested Ahmed Yunusa, known as "Yellow Ashana", an alleged in .
Other associates of Yunusa were also arrested, including Nvou Michael, who is said to be afor the gang. The arrests were made by the FIB-STS divisions of the .
The gang is alleged to have terrorized communities along a highway between Abuja and . The gang has also been linked to bank robberies in . Police say Yunusa has confessed to his role in kidnappings and killings.
Michael was arrested at a separate location. She was found in possession of 15 rifles and 400 rounds of ammunition.
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