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Six suspected Boko Haram members arrested in Lagos

11 July 2016, 09:42

Lagos - Six suspected members of the Boko Haram sect were were on Sunday arrested by a Civilian Joint Task Force at different locations in Lagos, Vanguard reports.

The suspects, gave their names as as Ibrahim Ali, Abubakar Ahmed, Babagana Blam Ali, Goigoi Kamsalem, Ibrahim Mohammed and Adams.

They confessed to be indigenes of Borno State while disclosing that they fled Bama, Baga and Konduga local government council areas of Borno State, following the offensive of military operatives against insurgents in the state.

Head of the civilian Joint Task Force, Mustapha Mohammed, revealed that Ibrahim Ali and Babagana Blam Ali, who hail from Bama and Konduga local government areas respectively, were arrested at Isheri-Ojodu Berger, while Goigoi Kamsalem, Ibrahim Mohammed both from Bama and Abubakar Ahmed of Baga council areas, were apprehended at a hideout in Victoria Island.

The sixth suspect, Adam according to him, was arrested close to a church in Festac Town.

Mohammed according to Information Nigeria said the suspects have been transferred to Borno State, where they are wanted by the military, adding that they looked unkempt and hungry when they were arrested.

- News 24


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