Security forces in Katsina State have reportedly apprehended a woman, identified as Aisha Abubakar, for allegedly transporting ammunition to terrorists.

The incident was reported on Monday by security analyst and counter-insurgency expert, Zagazola Makama.

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According to Makama, the ammunition was discovered during a routine search of Abubakar’s luggage.

“The authorities discovered the ammunition in her luggage during a routine search,” he stated.
The suspect initially denied any involvement in the illegal activity. However, Makama reported that she later admitted to her role in the operation.

“She initially denied involvement but later confessed to be transporting the ammunition to terrorist group from Nassarawa state,” Makama explained.
Further interrogation revealed more details about the intended destination of the ammunition.
Makama wrote, “During the course of interrogation, the suspect confesses that she was heading to Yan Tumaki in Dan Musa LGA in Katsina state.”

Makama further emphasised the significance of this arrest in the broader context of counter-terrorism efforts.

“The incident highlights the ongoing efforts to combat terrorism and the importance of vigilance in preventing the proliferation of illegal weapons,” he said.