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Military Dresses, Items, Currencies, Others Found In Tukur Mamu House- DSS



The Department of State Security (DSS)has revealed that the arrested negotiator of bandits, Tukur Mamu, that attacked the Abuja-Kaduna train in March has in his custody military dresses, items, and foreign currencies.


Lagostimes reports that the DSS said the arrest of Tukur Mamu was due to intelligence gathering, assuring that he would have his day in court.



DSS spokesman who stated this on Thursday said search by appropriate security agencies led to the discovery of many incriminating materials including military accoutrements.


The DSS in a statement by its Spokesman, Dr. Peter Afunanya, said that among the materials found during the search by ‘appropriate security agencies’ were incriminating materials including Military accoutrements.



Afunanya said, “So far, appropriate security agencies have executed valid search warrants on Mamu’s residence and office. During the processes, incriminating materials including military accoutrements were recovered.




“Other items include large amounts in different currencies and denominations as well as financial transaction instruments.


Though the DSS Spokesman did not give the day Mamu will be taken to court he said, “While further investigations continue, Mamu will, sure, have a day in court.”



Recall that Mamu was a special adviser to Sheikh Gumi, who also is a negotiator of bandits in Zamfara, Niger and most Northern parts of the country.


Mamu was picked up in Cairo, Egypt on September 6 and promptly transferred to Nigeria on September 7, 2022.



He was immediately taken from the Aminu Kano International Airport to Abuja and handed over to the DSS for custody.

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