Police arrest six Boko Haram suspects in Minna

Channels Television  
Updated October 31, 2012

The Niger state Police command has arrested six suspected members of Boko Haram sect in Minna, the Niger state capital.

The suspects who were arrested in Maitumbi and Tunga area of the state capital also confessed to be responsible for   the killings of Policemen in some parts of the state in the last one year.

Confirming the arrest to Channels Television in Minna, the Niger State Commissioner of Police, Mrs Desire Nsirim stated that the command had been on the trail of the suspects for a long time as they have evaded arrest for a long time.

She also noted that the suspects had made some useful statement that will led to the crackdown of the sect activities in the state

The Police boss however revealed that the suspects had been transferred to the Force Headquarters in Abuja for further investigation.