Wednesday , 22 February 2017

DSS Arrests 7 Boko Haram Members In Lagos, Kogi, Others

Four Boko Haram insurgents who fled to Lagos from Sambisa forest, have been arrested, The Department of State Services (DSS) says.

Tony Opuiyo, an agent of the service, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

He said the suspects were arrested on January 10 in the Oko Oba area of the state.

They were identified as Fanayi Bukar Hassan, Butame Hassan, Kologoni Bukar, and Amina Abubakar.

The secret Police also arrested a kingpin of the sect in Okene town, in Kogi state.

He was identified as Abdullahi Mohammed, he was said to be the leader of Boko Haram in Okene, and alleged to have been responsible for the coordination of Boko Haram activities in Okene axis.

The statement added that two other fleeing Boko Haram members were arrested  at Mutum Biyu in Gassol local government area of Taraba state.

The suspects, Bale Grema and Kolomi ADBA-AJI were arrested in a mosque, after they had fled Marte, Borno state.



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