Three persons said to be members of the Ansaru Terror Group have been arrested in Kaduna state following sustained mop-up operations by operatives.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer DCP Frank Mba.
According to the statement, the development now brings the number of persons arrested from the terror group to eight.
He also noted that preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested suspects were actively involved in the recent attack and attempted kidnap of the Emir of Potiskum that resulted in the gruesome killing of the Emir’s Police escorts.
According to the Force PRO, they were also involved in several other kidnap operations and terror attacks on commuters and other innocent citizens along some major highways, especially in the North-West and North Central States of the country.