Tukur Manu in our custody, confirms DSS

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The Nigeria’s secret Police, State Security Service, SSS otherwise known as DSS, has confirmed the arrest of Desert Herald Publisher and media consultant for the Islamic scholar, Dr. Ahmed Mahmud Gumi.

Department of State Service, DSS in a press statement Wednesday evening, said Military and other law enforcement agencies requested the arrest of Manu enroute to Saudi Arabia in Egypt.

The Statement signed by Peter Afunanya, the Public Relations Officer, DSS headquaters, reads:

“The Department of State Services (DSS) has been inundated with enquires in respect of the arrest or otherwise of Tukur Mamu, the self-acclaimed Kaduna Train hostage negotiator. This is to confirm that Mamu, as a person of interest, was intercepted by Nigeria’s foreign partners at Cairo, Egypt on 6th September, 2022 while on his way to Saudi Arabia. He has since been returned to the country, today, 7th September, 2022 and taken into the Service’s custody. The act followed a request by Nigeria’s Military, Law Enforcement and Intelligence Community to their foreign partners to bring back Mamu to the country to answer critical questions on ongoing investigations relating to some security matters in parts of the country. The public may wish to note that the law will appropriately take its course.”