DSS Arrests Mastermind Of Attack On Nasarawa Deputy Gov’s Convoy


The Department of State Services in Kano State, has arrested a kidnap kingpin, said to be the mastermind behind the recent attack on the convoy of deputy governor of Nasarawa State, Emmanuel Akabe.

Three policemen and one civilian were killed in the attack.

According to SUNDAY PUNCH, the suspect, Muhammad Akazakwai, was arrested at his mother’s residence in Kano, where he was being treated for gunshot wounds.

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The PUNCH quoted a DSS source as saying, “We have arrested him and his mother along with one Mallam”.

It also said the source revealed that 50 A-47, which he claimed he inherited from his father while interrogating him, were recovered.

“We also recovered hundreds of GSM sim cards and other valuables from him.” it said the source added.

Akazakwai, who is said to be one of the most dreaded kidnap kingpins terrorizing North-Central, also reportedly told the DSS that two of his men were in the bush with seven AK-47 rifles they took from the slain police officers.


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