The JTF in Kano arrested a suspected Boko Haram member at the residence of the son of late former Head of State Sani Abacha. The JTF operatives brought along with them a suspected Boko Haram member who was to identify the suspect in Mohammed’s house. The security operatives arrived the house at a time when the aides of Mohammed were saying their Zuhr prayers and waited for it to end. The suspect was asked to identify the one in Mohammed’s house while all were asked to lie down after the prayers, he started running and leaped over a fence but the security operatives arrested caught and arrested him.
A trader near the residence said he heard about the arrest of the suspect from a friend. “I was not around when the operation took place but I heard that a suspected Boko Haram member was arrested in the house yesterday (Wednesday),” he said.
When contacted by telephone, Mohammed Abacha said nothing like that happened.
The suspect is said to be a domestic aide of Abacha’s son at his residence located on Magajin Rumfa road at the Government Reserved Area (GRA) in Nasarawa local government area of the state. He was trailed to the house following the arrest of a suspected Boko Haram member in Maiduguri, Borno State.