Most needed Boko Haram chief and alleged mastermind of the Kuje and Nyanya, Abuja bombings , in 2015, Umar, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-Normal of Police Particular Response Workforce, IRT in Lagos.
Umar, additionally alleged to be chief of a lethal theft gang that has killed over 15 policemen at Galadimawa, Gwagwalada and Lugbe areas of Abuja, was arrested at a hideout in an undisclosed space of Lagos.
He was mentioned to have fled Abuja, three weeks in the past, with bullet wounds, throughout an encounter with IRT operatives.
Nevertheless, on the finish of the encounter 4 suspected members of his gang have been arrested, with the restoration of 4 AK 47 Rifles and lots of Of ammunitions.
IRT sources hinted that the suspect had been on their needed listing owing to a number of crimes he allegedly dedicated.
Sources mentioned that the suspect was additionally the general Commander of Edo and Ondo State A number of Financial institution Robberies and had additionally masterminded a number of killings in Okene Axis Of Kogi.
“He was the Grand Commander Of the Assault and Rescue operations of the Jail in Niger State early this 12 months, throughout which he misplaced considered one of his eyes. Through the operation, over 100 prisoners escaped”, sources mentioned..
His arrest sparked up celebration on the IRT workplaces in Abuja and Lagos, as he was described as lethal.
An elated Commander, IRT, Abbah Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police was quoted as saying ” At this time is without doubt one of the happiest moments of my Life. Kudos to Nigeria Police drive, Kudos to IGP Ibrahim Idris, Kudos to IRT”.