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Fleeing Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Abuja

28 December 2016, 06:08

Abuja - Authorities of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) have arrested a middle-aged man suspected to be one of the fleeing members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect, reports Punch.

The suspect was picked up by officials of a security agency recently established by the Council popularly known as AMAC Marshal in the Federal Capital Territory.

According to a statement issued on Tuesday night by the spokesman of the AMAC Marshal, Kingsley Madaki, the suspect who identified himself as Usman, was nabbed at exactly 4:30 pm at Utako market shortly after he arrived the premises.

Also read: White man arrested in Sambisa Forest

According to him, the suspect was apprehended with a Qur’an and a chaplet on his neck while trying to lobby people in the market.

The statement said the suspected Boko Haram member has, however, confessed that there are many of his colleagues in the city.

News 24 recalls that one of the fleeing Boko Haram insurgents was arrested on Saturday in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

- News 24

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