Bayero's Attack: Police Parade 7 Suspects

11 Feb 2013

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Emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero

... Declare eight suspects wanted

Ibrahim Shuaibu

Kano State Police Command has paraded the seven suspects arrested in connection with the attack on Emir of Kano,  Alhaji Ado Bayero's convoy.

The state Police Commissioner,  Mr. Ibrahim Idris said "on the receipt of the distress call after the attack of the Emir of Kano convoy, operatives were mobilised, the area was condoned, the dead and injured were evacuated and mop up exercise commenced immediately”  to get those behind the attack

He said that the suicide bomber at the scene made a dying declaration and  identified himself as Idris Talba,  an indigene of Borno state residing at Shagari quarters in Kano".

The commissioner told reporters on Monday that  with the subsequent effort of  the Police , one Adamu Sani, who hails from Tofa local government of Kano state was  arrested along Sabuwar Gandu .

According to him, the suspect voluntarily confessed to have participated in the attack on the Emir's convoy and so many others coordinated attack in the state.

He  said that  the suspect mentioned the members of his sect who participated in and facilitated the attack, other terrorist activities and armed robbery in Kano state,  adding this led to the arrest of  the suspects.

*details to  come later

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