Saturday, October 24

45 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Lagos

The Department of State Services (DSS) in Lagos state has arrested 45 Boko Haram suspects in an attempt to attack Dolphin Estate.

The 45 suspects have been charged to a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Isolo on Friday and the court ordered their remand in Kirikiri prisons. The DSS, which obtained the remand order on the suspects, told the court that they were arrested in connection with a foiled attack on Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos in September.


The DSS said the suspects were arrested following intelligence report on their alleged plan to attack the estate, which is in a high brow area in the state. Security operatives told the court that the suspects had volunteered confessional statements, adding that arms were recovered from them.

According to the charge filed before the court, the names of the suspects include Abuyi Sheriff, Babagana Ali, Abass Ibrahim, Abubaka Grema, Kabiri Ibrahim, Mustaph Mohammed, Usman Mohammed, Modu Amsami, Isa Agafi, Adamu Jebili and Saja Kamba.
Also among them were: Abba Sagoma, Mallam Buchu, Abdul-Kareem Abba, Babagana Koloye, Usman Buka, Adamu Mohammed, Lawal Mohammed, Tela Abana, Mustapha Mohammed, Isa Agafi, Belo Modu, Kachala Babagana, Modu Abu and Alhaji Modu Mustapha.

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