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Troops arrest two more alleged Boko Haram kingpins

19 November 2015, 18:11

Abuja -  The Nigerian Army has arrested more suspected Boko Haram terror kingpins.

The troops of the 101 Task Force Battalion, 7 Division Garrison, along Lagos Street Maiduguri, Borno State apprehended one Abubakar Sadiq, who is 28th on the list of the 100 Most Wanted Boko Haram terrorists released by the Army recently.

According to the Defence Headquarters Abuja, Sadiq works as a night watchman to one Muhammad Daggash.

“A closer look at him shows that he was suspect number 28 among the suspected Boko Haram terrorists that were declared by the Nigerian Army last month,” the Defence Headquarters said.

Also read: Explosion kills 32, wounds 80 in Adamawa State

Meanwhile Borno State Police Command announced the arrest another suspected terror kingpin, Mohammed Usman, at Abuja Talakawa Ward of Maiduguri metropolis.

The suspect, who matches the photograph of suspect Number 40 on the poster containing the photographs of the 100 wanted suspected Boko Haram terrorists, was arrested after “painstaking effort” and tracking by the police.

The Defence Headquarters said the arrests of the suspected terrorists were important milestones which show the synergy of effort in the fight against terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria among the security agencies and the public.

- CAJ News


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