Borno - A suspected male member of the terrorist group, Boko Haram was arrested in Kwaya Kusar area of Borno state by the Nigerian army, Daily Post reports.
The suspect who disguised himself as a lady dressed in Hijab was arrested by Nigerian troops on Saturday as he made for the market.
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The Nigerian army said the suspect had explosive expected to be denoted at the market before he was arrested.
The militants abducted hundreds of people on Tuesday in north-eastern Nigeria, with the majority of those kidnapped mainly women and children, a local government official has said.
The latest attack by the extremists was in Damasak, a town recently retaken by multinational forces.
The rebels were forced out of Damasak last week by Chadian and Nigerian soldiers.
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