MASTERMIND OF KIDNAPPED EUROPEANS DIES - POLICE
The killers of a Briton and an Italian in Sokoto State who were captured last week after a failed rescue attempt have been paraded by the State Security Service, Wednesday, in Abuja.
The expatriates were kidnapped in Birnin Kebbi and then moved to Sokoto by a splinter group of Boko Haram led by one Abu Mohammed.
Mohammed Rabiu Adam ( aka Dan Hajiya), Abubakr Abdulrahman Habibu, Shitu Salihu , Abubakar Umar and Ahmed Samaila respectively alleged killers of Briton and Italian hostages Christopher Mcmanus and Franco Lamolinara paraded by the SSS in Abuja . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.
The police stated that Abu Mohammed, died on March 9, 2012 following severe bullet wounds he sustained during a raid at his hideout at Layin Hanwa area of Zaria on March 7.