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Boko Haram financier, drug supplier arrested

07 October 2015, 12:12

Borno - The Army believes it has made a major breakthrough against the Boko Haram sect following the arrest with the arrest of an alleged financier of the insurgents in Borno State.

The suspect, Mohammed Maina, is also alleged to be supplying the terrorists with drugs.

He has been arrested in the Bama Local Government Area of the terror-prone state.

Maina has been arrested with the sum of One Million Naira cash and some items.

Also read: Horse ban in Borno after Boko Haram attacks

Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, said the suspect, a native of Ngurosoye came from Shuari village.

“Investigation revealed that Mohammed supplies them Kolanuts and other items especially stimulants,” said Usman.

He further revealed that kolanuts were in high demand among the terrorists as it keeps them active at night.

It is suspected he plies Maiduguri-Dikwa-Kulli axis where he gathers monetary and other materials contributions from Boko Haram sympathisers along that axis and send same to the terrorists camps.

“We are glad to report that troops morale remains very high and they are ever ready to continue with their duty in the most professional and responsive manner,” Usman added.

- CAJ News


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