The residents of Gwada, who reportedly received threats from the gang members, were pleased by their arrest.
An Indian Hemp dealing gang have been arrested at Gwada in Shiroro Local Government Area, by the Niger State Police Command, following reports made by residents.
According to Channels , the gang leader, identified as Sani, was nabbed “by a Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Niger Police Command”.
Residents of the area, who were surprised by the arrest, reportedly received threats from the gang before they were apprehended.
A source who lives in the Gwada community told Channels that the gang lived like they were above the law.
“We never believed the gang leader and his members could be arrested because of the way they operate. It was as if they were above the law or were certified by the security,”
The news of their arrest came with much relief, as the residents can now live freely without any threat to their lives or the environment.
The state police command was also lauded by the community for their response into combating crime in the area.