A housewife, Maryam Abubakar has been arrested by the Intelligence Response Team, an arm of Police unit fighting kidnapping for alledgedly taking her own daughters to bandits in at Galadimawa forest in Giwa Local Government Council of Kaduna State for sex.
Upon interrogation, she confessed to have been luring women including her daughters and nieces to the bandits camp for sexual satisfaction.
Also arrested were some women who were into luring girls to bandits including a resident of Rugar Hanwa in Sabon Gari Local Government Area.
They were arrested on December 21, and confessed to security agents saying, bandits were paying them N20,000, revealing that the women were being transported to the forest on motorbikes.
However, another person also arrested for supplying women to the bandits was a girl identified as Fatima Jibril.
Fatima connives with her boyfriend, Muslim Abubakar, to carry out the illicit activity, but her transaction was bursted when the girls she took to bandits camp didn’t return.
Another woman, a housewife identified as Jummai Ibrahim, was also arrested by the security operatives on the suspicion that she had been engaging in an affair with the bandits’ kingpin in the forest.
Bandits have been operating at a large scale in forests around Kaduna South Senatorial district for quite sometime now.