DSS recovers huge money, military uniforms, financial transactions in residence of Tukur Mamu


    The Department of State Services (DSS) has said its operatives recovered large amounts of money in different currencies and denominations as well as records of financial transactions in Alhaji Tukur Mamu’s residence and office in Kaduna.

    Mamu, a terrorists’ ransom negotiator was intercepted by Nigeria’s foreign partners in Cairo, Egypt on 6th September 2022 while on his way to Saudi Arabia. He was arrested together with his two wives and sons. Easterner earlier reported that heavily armed operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) raided the residence and office of the negotiator Tukur Mamu, carting away computers and documents.

    According to a statement on Thursday, Dr. Peter Afunanya, DSS spokesman, “Appropriate security agencies have executed valid search warrants on Mamu’s residence and office.”

    During the processes, Dr. Afunanya disclosed that “Incriminating materials including military accoutrements were recovered.”

    According to Afunanya, other items recovered from the terrorist negotiator who is also the Publisher of Desert Herald Newspaper, based in Kaduna state include “large amounts in different currencies and denominations as well as financial transaction instruments.

    “While further investigations continue, Mamu will, sure, have a day in court,” he added.

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