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10 suspected terrorists arrested in Adamawa

17 September 2015, 14:07

Yola - 10 suspected Boko Haram members were arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp in Adamawa state, the Public Relations Officer of the organization, Abdullahi Musa said, Premium Times reports.

Nine of the suspected Boko Haram insurgents were arrested in Fufoure Local Government of the state while one was arrested in Mubi local government.

The arrests followed an increase in surveillance across the camps of Internally Displaced Persons in the state after the bomb blast that took place last Friday at the Malkohi IDP camp in the state capital.

Also read: Police arrest 60 Boko Haram suspects

The PRO said his organisation embarked on a thorough screening of the IDPs and asked IDPs deported from Cameroon Republic to identify each. The activity led the identification of nine infiltrators in Fufore camp, the PRO state.

Musa added that the interrogation of the nine suspects led to the arrest of another one in Mubi.

Read more at Premium Times

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