Friday, February 21, 2014

Security Operatives Raid Boko Haram Hideout, Nab 5


photoWhat could have led to another major attack on the Nigeria Police in Kaduna State was averted yesterday following the arrest of five suspected members of the Boko Haram sect in Kwana Dangora community.
The arrest of the five followed a successful raid on the hoodlum’s hideout by the Joint Security Forces in Kaduna on February 19, 2014.
A top security source, who confirmed the arrest on in Kaduna, said the arrest was carried out by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in collaboration with the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Police Force, in an operation launched to thwart a planned attack on a police station at Kwanan Dangora area in Kaduna State.
The source said those arrested include a kingpin Bashir Ali, 28, Abdullahi Adam, 21, Adamu Abdullahi, 29,  Abubakar Abdullahi, 32, and Mohammed Umar, 32.
Items recovered from them are primed explosives, one General Purpose Machine Gun, three AK 47 rifles, among others.

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