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150 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Ondo

15 January 2016, 18:11

Ondo - 150 persons suspected to be members of the  Boko Haram sect were arrested in Odigbo Local Government area of Ondo state, Vanguard reports.

Police detectives reportedly intercepted a truck loaded with the suspects and recovered items which include 18 locally made guns, 2 jack knives, 22 cutlasses as well as several flash lights.

The arrest of the suspected Boko Haram members created tension among residents but the Police Command has doused the tension, asking the people not to panic as investigation is ongoing to identify the suspects.

Also read: Chibok girls' kidnapping: Buhari wants fresh investigation

The suspects were said to be coming from Kebbi State and heading towards Ore town in Odigbo Local Government area of the state before they were intercepted by the police at Lipakala junction in Ondo town.

Read more at Vanguard

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