Bandits Negotiator Tukur Mamu Reportedly Arrested In Egypt

One of the leading negotiators for the release of victims of the train attack in Kaduna State, Tukur Mamu, has been reportedly arrested by security operatives in Egypt.

According to Daily Trust, Tukur Mamu was arrested alongside his family members on his way to Saudi Arabia for lesser Hajj.

Mamu, who is also the spokesman for Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, was said to have been arrested on Tuesday by INTERPOL at the Cairo International Airport while trying to connect a flight to Saudi Arabia.

He was detained at the Cairo International Airport for 24 hours and is being repatriated to Nigeria.

It is gathered that he was arrested on the request of the Department of State Services, DSS.

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