Troops nab 4 fleeing Boko Haram terrorists, impound 100 motor bikes
Posted by News Express | 13 January 2017 | 1,722 times
The four suspected Boko Haram members.
Four Boko Haram members, carrying concealed 100 motorcycles have been arrested by Nigerian troops.
According to army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman, the fleeing terrorists were arrested on Wednesday afternoon at Madaki village in Biu Local Government Area, Borno State by troops of 27 Task Force Brigade.
The terrorists were named as Muazu Gogobir, Mamman Shuaibu, Muhammadu Muhammadu and Isah Ibrahim.
They were intercepted along with 100 concealed motorcycles at the outskirt of the town. The suspected Boko Haram terrorists are undergoing preliminary investigation, Sani stated.
According to Usman, following the dislodgement and sequent occupation of Boko Haram stronghold at Camp Zairo, Sambisa forest, the terrorists have been escaping the theatre to avoid capture and prosecution.
On 11 January, the commander of Operation Lafiya Dole similarly announced the arrest of 963 Boko Haram suspects in five days, between January 4 and 9. (NAN)