Information reaching Daily Updates Newspaper showed that security operatives have arrested one of the notorious bandits operating in Zamfara, Turji Gudde Kachalla.
It could be recalled that Kachalla’s gang engaged the men of Nigeria Police Force in a fierce battle which lasted for hours on September 3, 2020. This led to the death of one bandit while others escaped into nearby forest
Following the development, the Zamfara State Commissioner of Police, Ayuba Elkanah deployed more security operatives to complement the existing security arrangements culminating in the arrest of Turji
Kachalla operated in Northwest Nigeria- mainly Zamfara, Katsina , Sokoto and Niger Republic and he is said to very brutal and shows no mercy when handling Kidnapped persons .He is also thought to have over 2000 men under arms mainly minors .
His group is said to be responsible for shooting down an Alpha Jet belonging to Nigerian Air Force two months ago and about a month ago, he abducted 150 persons in response to the arrest of his father. His victims were only freed after security operatives released his father.
In early February, he told Sheik Ahmad Gumi that he was ready for amnesty and ready to give up his arms but at the same time he was sceptical of promises from the governments and politicians .