Crime

Notorious terrorist, Haruna Mohammed arrested in Yobe state

A 40- year-old alleged notorious terrorist, Haruna Mohammed has been arrested by the State Intelligence Department (SID) of the Yobe State Police Command at a village having being on his trial over criminal activities.

Penpushing reports that Yobe State Police Command Public Relations Officer Dungus Abdulkarim made this known to journalists in Damaturu adding that the suspect is believed to be a leader of a notorious terrorist gang.

“He has been involved in terrorising towns, villages and neighbouring states through menacing phone calls, demanding money and valuables from victims. The command has been on the trail of Mohammed for his criminal activities’, Abdulkarim said.

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“A victim from Siminti village reported that Mohammed demanded N3 million and threatened to kill him and his family. In an intensive intelligent operation on June 16, detectives from the SID arrested Mohammed at Nangillam, a village in Tarmuwa Local Government Area. The suspect has confessed to the crime and even named other members of the syndicate who are currently being trailed’,he said.

Penpushing further reports that the police spokesperson advised communities to promptly report security breaches in their areas and reaffirmed the command’s readiness to stamp out criminal tendencies in Yobe State.

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