Kano state Police Command has arrested five suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Gayawa quarters at Ungogo local government area of Kano state.
The Police Commissioner Rabiu Yusuf who spoke to journalists at the police command on Sunday said that the dreaded terrorists were arrested at their hideout with the intent of executing a deadly attack on the state.
Yusuf said that the arrest of the insurgence followed an active intelligent report in which the Police carried out operation at about 2am Sunday morning.
Yusuf said that one of the suspects who escaped with gunshot during the operation was a dismissed Airforce officer who is now at large.
The suspects paraded are Abba Muhammad of Niger republic, (20), Usman A. Buhari (23) who hail from Borno state, Illiasu Abdullahi (46) of Gezawa local government area of Kano state. The two females are Aisah Yau (25) and Ladidi Yunusa (27) both of Kwarna hudu quarters in Nassarawa local government area of Kano state.
According to him, three of the suspects are males while two of them are females who are heavily pregnant.