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Former Sultan shocked at DSS's invasion of residence

21 July 2015, 13:44

Abuja - The father of the former National Security Adviser, former Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki, has expressed shock at the invasion of his Sokoto home by operatives of the Department of State Services, Punch reports.

Dasuki, who was the 18th Sultan of Sokoto until he was deposed by the military regime of the late General Sani Abacha, said this in an interview he granted the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation, on Monday.

He was surprised that his residence could be invaded by security officials without any prior information.

Also read: DSS raids ex-security chief's homes

The former sultan argued that even the constitution and the nation’s relevant laws stipulate that he should be informed before security officials entered his house.

It will be recalled that the DSS had in a statement on Sunday, explained that it carried out the search on the homes of the Dasukis following credible intelligence report that the former NSA was plotting to commit treasonable felony against the federal government.

The security operatives found numerous weapons in simultaneous raids on three of Dasuki's properties in his home state of Sokoto and the capital Abuja, the DSS said in a statement late Saturday.

Read more at Punch

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