Nigerian police arrested 92 suspected members of a radical Islamist sect over a string of attacks this week in the northeast of Africa’s most populous nation, a police spokesman said on Friday.

Police said Boko Haram, which wants strict Islamic law imposed throughout Nigeria, was behind three attacks this week in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.

“The police in Borno have arrested 92 suspected members of Boko Haram including their financiers and taken them to police force headquarters in Abuja for interrogation and prosecution,” police spokesman Abubaker Abdullahi said on Friday.

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