Jan 13, 2013

SSS arrest wanted Boko Haram chieftain in residence of former Rep

has arrested one of the wanted leaders of the Boko Haram at the
residence of a former member of the House of Representatives in Abuja.

Pagi Bukur was arrested on Saturday in the Gwarinpa district of Abuja
at the private residence of Honourable Tijani Umar Kumalia, a member of
the lower house between 2003 and 2007, according to reports in the local
media, which quoted an unnamed security source.

A security guard
employed by Honourable Kumalia, a politician from Borno State, the
spiritual headquarters of the Boko Haram, was also arrested by the SSS.

The unnamed source also revealed that the former lawmaker was interrogated by SSS officials and released. The
detained Boko Haram leader, Bukur according to the security source was
responsible for handling stolen vehicles used by the Boko Haram in its
deadly car bombings (The Will Nigeria)