Federal Government Arrest Lead Bandits Negotiator in Abuja Kaduna Train Attack Tukur Mamu

News - by RadioNow / Sep. 7th, 2022

Tukur Mamu the lead negotiator between bandits and the passengers kidnapped from the Kaduna-bound train in March and aide to popular Islamic cleric Sheik Gumi, has been arrested in Cairo, Egypt’s capital, with his family members.  

He had however pulled out of the negotiation with bandits after alleging a threat to his life and attempted blackmail by the Nigerian Government.  

Mr. Mamu, who was on his way to Saudi Arabia for lesser Hajj, was detained at the Cairo International Airport for 24 hours and is being repatriated back to Nigeria. 

According to Mr. Mamu who spoke with Daily Trust, said he left Nigeria on Tuesday and after being investigated by the Egyptian security agencies, nothing incriminating was found in his possession. 

This is still a developing story, we would bring you details as they unfold. 

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