Boko Haram: Troops arrest wanted terrorist, others


Troops of 23 Brigade on Operation LAFIYA DOLE yesterday, arrested a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Bubayi Isa from Panama village, Gunda District, Biu Local Government Area of Borno State.

A statement from Texas Chukwu, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations said the arrest of the wanted Boko Haram terrorist was following a tip off by well meaning people.

Further investigation revealed that Bubayi is the 37 suspect on the list of Boko Haram terrorists suspects published by the Army Headquarters.

Others arrested with him are Muhammad Buba and Abdullahi Abubakar from the same area, while Yakubu Abdullahi hails from Sabon Gari Gado in Bayo Local Government Area also of Borno State.
The suspects were arrested in Kalaa village in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

“They have also confessed to belonging to Boko Haram terrorists’ group and their various involvement, following a preliminary investigation by the troops,” the statement added.



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