Troops nab Boko Haram terrorist, kidnappers

Posted by News Express | 14 May 2017 | 4,962 times

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•Suspected kidnappers, Yahaya Auta, Salisu Lawal, Umar Mohammed and Samaila Abubakar.

Troops of Forward Operation Base, Fika, Yobe State, on routine patrol earlier today, arrested Bala Ibrahim, 30, a suspected fleeing Boko Haram terrorist.

“Preliminary investigation shows that the suspect is an indigene of Bulabulin village, Fika Local Government Area, Yobe State. He is further being interrogated,” Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, said in a statement. 

He disclosed that, today, “troops deployed at Forward Operation Base Yuga on blocking position, following a tip off from well meaning individuals, ambushed and arrested four suspected kidnappers at Mundu village.”

According to the Army Spokesman, “The suspects, Yahaya Auta, aged 25, Salisu Lawal, aged 20 years, Umar Mohammed, aged 18 years and Samaila Abubakar were found to be in possession of 1 Locally made Six Loader Single Barrel Gun, 1 Empty Cartridge, 2 Machetes, a Knife, 2 Mobile Telephone Handsets, 2 Packets of Tramol Tablets and the sum of Three Hundred and Sixty Naira, while on their way to commit crime. They also currently being further investigated.”

Source: News Express

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