30 Boko Haram Commanders Arrested In Kano

By Ikenga Chronicles June 26, 2017

30 Boko Haram Commanders Arrested In Kano

The Department of State Services (DSS),  has arrested about 30 Boko Haram commanders in Kano through sting operation.

The DSS Director, Kano local office, Alhassan Muhammad while making the revelation disclosed that the combat operation was jointly carried out by the police, and operatives of DSS.

Adding : ” It led to the arrest of the unit commander of Boko Haram who was also in charge of Kano, Kaduna and Sokoto, alongside 30 other suspects while planning coordinated attacks during Sallah festivity in Kano and other major Northern cities.”

He  revealed that the operations, which lasted for 48 hours, neutralised what would have been a bloody Eid ul Fitr in Kano.

“We have in our custody about 30 suspected Boko Haram terrorists including a sector Commandant whom we arrested at Rijiyar Zaki and Dorayi areas of Kano in just two days.

“Our joint intelligence gathering and the synergy that existed between all the security apparatus in Kano gave a moral booster to our giant efforts in tracking every suspicious movements and made it highly difficult for the terrorists to make any impact”.