JUST IN: Kaduna Train Hostage Negotiator, Tukur Mamu, Arrested In Egypt.
The lead negotiator between bandits and passengers kidnapped from the Abuja-Kaduna train in March, Alhaji Tukur Mamu, was arrested in Cairo, Egypt.
According to Premium Times, Mamu was arrested and detained by Interpol at the Cairo International Airport while awaiting a connecting flight to Saudi Arabia.
He was accompanied by his two wives and one other person.
He is expected to arrive at Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano Wednesday afternoon and may be interrogated further by officials of Nigerian secret police, Department of State Security (DSS).
Mr Mamu announced his withdrawal as the lead negotiator in securing the release of the hostages of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack after he alleged a threat to his life by the Nigerian government.
The terrorists are still holding several of the victims captive.
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