Monday, September 5

DSS arrests two high profile members of Boko Haram

The Department of State Service (DSS) has arrested a high profile Boko Haram member as well as an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) specialist in Kano, and 20 other members of criminal gang across the country.

The DSS disclosed this yesterday in a statement signed by Mr. Tony Opuiyo. The statement said, as part of its commitment towards improving security across the country, it has “sustained tactical and counter-terrorism operations which have yielded major successes with the arrest of terrorists and other criminals across the country”.

“In response to the regrouping of Boko Haram elements in Kano State, the Service in concert with the military, carried out coordinated operations in the State which led to the apprehension of two high profile members of the sect, namely Ibrahim Ustaz Abubakar and Idris Audu (aka AYA), the statement added.

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