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JTF arrests yoruba boko haram leader, wife and children

The JTF yesterday arrested a suspected top member of the islamic sect, Boko haram, his wife and five children in Kano. Also, a large quantity of ammunition, guns and explosive devices were seized during an early morning raid at his Farawa, Hotoro quarters.

Suleiman Mohammed is the suspect and he has been moved to Abuja for interrogation. The Kano state commissioner of police Mr. Brahmani Idris who confirmed the arrest was silent on about the details of the man and the seized items. However, a source said the suspect is Yoruba and his the first individual from the south-west that has been linked with boko haram.
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According to source.....
The seized items include 10 crates of improvised explosive devices (IED), 1000 rounds of ammunition and three pistols. seven trucks of empty can drinks where also mopped by the men. These cans are used by the sect to manufacture bombs. He asked the public to “help us by destroying cans of these soft drinks after taking the content.”

Also large quantity of empty can drinks were found in an uncompleted building along Tukur road and intelligence reports reveal that those empty cans of soft drinks were kept there for nefarious purposes.

“Bomb experts will tell you how these enemies of the state can use these empty cans to make explosives if they are not destroyed after use.

“We have engaged in aggressive campaign to the general public, hotels and restaurants to ensure that these empty cans are destroyed and disposed off immediately after use, so as to curtail the activities of these people.” The Commissioner of Police also hinted that security agencies were monitoring the sale and distribution of assorted chemicals and fertilizers.

“What we are doing is to ensure that those who buy these products are using them legitimately. Where we find that they are not, we arrest them and confiscate the products,” he said.

Idris also confirmed to reporters the killing of a revenue officer who was shot by two unknown gun men on a motorbike at Gadon Kaya, BUK Road yesterday morning while coming out of his house. Police are on the trail of the assailants, the Commissioner added

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