The Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday arrested two suspected members of the Boko Haram sect.
The command stated this just as gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamic sect, killed a policeman in Zaria area of Kaduna on Wednesday.
The command said it had arrested 28 suspected armed robbers including an ex-Air Force officer said to be terrorising the state in recent times.
The arrest of the suspected members of the Islamic militant group came 72 hours after a joint military operation at Gaskiya in Zaria left two members of the sect dead.
Addressing newsmen in Kaduna, the Police Public Relations Officer, Aminu Lawal, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said on Wednesday that two AK 47 rifles, grenades, laptops, handsets, 23 rounds of ammunitions, cable wires, jerry cans filled with dangerous chemicals and i-pad were recovered from the hideout of the suspects both at Zaria and Kaduna.
He said the two suspected Boko Haram members were arrested in Tundun Wada area of the metropolis.
On the killing of the policeman in Zaria by suspected members of the Boko Haram, the ppro said the incident took place at about 7.30am at Gwangila area of Zaria metropolis. “Contrary to what people are saying, let me clarify that it was not an explosion but gun shot by people on a motor bike,” he said.