Three persons suspected to be members of the Boko Haram terrorist group have been arrested by the Kano State Police Command in the Kano metropolis.
The command, on Friday, said the suspects were among the 87 others paraded for various offences, ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, theft, and banditry.
According to the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, one of the Boko Haram suspects was arrested at a hotel in Sabon Gari while the other two were apprehended during a raid at their hideout within the metropolis.
The police boss also said that there are clear indications that Boko Haram insurgents are making attempts to regroup in Kano, adding that two suspects confessed to be members of the group.
Iliyasu also revealed that one of the suspects was heading toward Adamawa State from Abuja with the intention of uploading his information, but made a stopover in Kano, where he was arrested in a hotel.
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