Police arrest three suspects linked to attack on emir, killing 30


The police on Sunday announced the arrest of three suspects involved in the attack on the Emir of Potiskum, Umar Bubaram.

PREMIUM TIMES reported the January attack on the emir’s convoy in Kaduna during which 30 people were killed and about 100 kidnapped.

Four of the slain victims were aides of the emir.

The attack was condemned by many Nigerians including President Muhammadu Buhari who, however, kept mum on the victims unrelated to the emir.

The Force Police Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in a statement on Sunday named the arrested suspects as Munkailu Liman Isah aka Babban Driver (32). Abdullahi Saminu aka Danmunafiki (21) and Aminu Usman (22).

He said the three are members of a terror group, Ansaru, which has operated in Northern Nigeria for about a decade.

He said the…



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