My husband not terrorist, has mental issue – Wife of suspect dressed in female cloth  

The Suspect

Anuoluwapo Sanni, wife of suspected terrorist, Gafar Sanni, has debunked claim of her husband being in the business of killing on religious grounds. 

Gafar was arrested in Ijora-Badia area of Lagos State as result of his dressing which suggested that he was a terrorist hiding his identity.

He dressed up in long female robe with hijab and dark glasses. This raised suspicion that he was up to something causing a mob to descend on him and ended up in the custody of the police. 

His wife has dismissed suggestion that the suspect was a terrorist in an interview with Punchng, saying he is an electrician with a mental health problem. 

“Since last month, he has been behaving strangely at home. He can just sit alone and start speaking incoherently. Whenever I asked him what was going on, he would say nothing. At times, when I serve him food, he won’t eat it. When his strange behaviour became constant, I informed his father and he promised to look into the matter. 

“My husband is not a terrorist. The police should please release him. He has been taking care of me and my children as I no longer have parents,” the paper quoted the mother-of-two as saying. 


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