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Police Arrest Suspects Supplying Sex Workers To Terrorists In Kaduna

The suspects are also accused of gathering intelligence for one of the kingpins in the northwest Nigeria

Nigeria Police said they have arrested 26 persons accused of different offences, including four women working with a terror kingpin in Kaduna State, northwest Nigeria.Ā 

Speaking while parading the suspects on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Frank Mba, the Police Public Relations Officer, said the four women and one of the men were suspected of supplying sex workers to the terrorists.Ā 

He listed the names of the women as Maryam Abubakar, Lawisa Hassan, Jummai Ibrahim and Hajara Abubakar. The name of the male suspect is Muslim Mohammed.

Mba added that the suspects were also accused of gathering intelligence for one Isah Ibrahim, a terror kingpin in the state.Ā 



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Aliyu Dahiru

Aliyu is an Assistant Editor at HumAngle and Head of the Radicalism and Extremism Desk. He has years of experience researching misinformation and influence operations. He is passionate about analysing jihadism in Africa and has published several articles on the topic. His work has been featured in various local and international publications.

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