Abuja - The Department of Department of State
Services (DSS) has announced positive outcomes in strategic and tactical
operations recently organised to combat crime.
Tony Opuiyo, Spokesperson of the DSS, said this after the
service announced the arrested some suspects for alleged involvement in
high-profile crimes such as supplying the Boko Haram and extremism.
Musa Garba Abubakar was arrested in Jos, Plateau State,
during a special tactical operation last week.
He is an alleged
gun fabricator, arms-runner and a covert linkman/courier for the Boko
Other suspected associates of the suspects have been
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They have been named as Umar Khalil Muhammed and Mohammed
The service has also arrested one Armaya’u Yakubu, Yakubu
Sule and Usman Ibrahim in Kaduna
The trio is alleged to be members of an extremist cell
under the coordination of Yakubu, with affiliation to the proscribed extremist
group, ANSARU and have allegedly been perfecting plans to travel to Sudan, for
terrorist training with other radical elements of the group.
“The Service wish to reemphasize its resolve to sustain
the fight against organized vices and criminalities by terrorists, kidnappers,
fraudsters and other deviant elements in the country,” said Opuiyo.
The service also urged Nigerians to continue to
support law enforcement/security agencies, with proactive and actionable
intelligence, for the sustenance of peace, law and order.
- CAJ News