NEWSDSS Apprehends IS bomb Expert, 10 Kidnappers


The Department of State Service has apprehended Abbas Abubakar, an alleged expert producing Improvised Explosive Devices for terrorist group, Islamic State in the Toungo Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
Abubakar, also known as Sombo is believed to an IED expert for the Islamic State and investigations were ongoing to fish out his accomplices.
The DSS Public Relations Officer,
The DSS Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, confirmed the arrest of the suspected IS bomb expert and the kidnap suspects.
The DSS also apprehended 10 suspected kidnappers were also arrested in Kaduna, Katsina, Kogi and Edo states.
The DSS said on October 25, its operatives also arrested five suspected kidnappers in the Riga Chikun area of Kaduna State. Their names were given as: Isa Ahmadu, Suleiman Umar, Ibrahim Mallam, Ishaku Saidu and Mansur Mallam
According to the DSS, after preliminary investigation, the group’s hideout in Katsina State was raided and two other members, Muhammadu Ibrahim and Muhammed Isa, also were nabbed.
The spokesman of the agency noted that the suspects would be charged to court after investigations.
He said, “In its determination to contain the menace of kidnapping, the DSS has arrested high profile kidnappers and notorious elements in different locations. At Toungo LGA of Adamawa State, Abbas Abubakar, a suspected Improvised Explosives Device expert for the Islamic State in West Africa, was apprehended.
Investigations have so far uncovered leads that will enable the DSS and other sister agencies to address the menace. All the suspects will undoubtedly be prosecuted in accordance with the law. The DSS reassures the public that the tempo of these operations will be sustained.
The service, therefore, enjoins everyone to cooperate with law enforcement agencies and avail them information that would guarantee peace, especially during the coming Yuletide and the general elections.

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