- Nigerian army has arrested a suspected logistics supplier to Boko Haram
- The army also said some terrorists have also willingly surrendered to troops of 27 Task Force Brigade
- Madu Kwari, a 25 year-old terrorists was also arrested by the army
The Nigerian army has arrested some members of the Boko Haram terrorists group even as more of them willingly surrendered to troops of 27 Task Force Brigade, Borno state.
The army in a press statement through Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, director ,Army Public Relations said the terrorists said it has also arrest a suspected logistics supplier to the terror group.
The army said: "On Saturday 22nd July 2017, 4 other suspected Boko Haram terrorists along members of their families have also surrendered to troops of 27 Task Force Brigade.
"According to them, they were escaping from Boko Haram terrorists hideouts at Kafe, Njubulla and Buk in Damboa local government area of Borno state.
"Similarly, troops of the same formation in conjunction with vigilantes, at about 6.00pm on the same day, arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist at Bungai in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. The suspect, Madu Kwari, aged 25 years was intercepted while fleeing the terrorists hideout adding that he escaped along with 3 others still at large.
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"In a related development, troops of 159 Battalion have also arrested one Hassan Yusuf, aged 43, a suspected logistics supplier to Boko Haram terrorists.
"The suspect who hailed from Dangana in Chad Republic, was intercepted while attempting to cross over to Chad with smuggled spare parts and other items across the border in a Toyota Hilux vehicle with registration number AE-646-VBY (Benue). He is being interrogated further.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that some Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to the Nigerian army claiming they were misguided into joining the group and asked for forgiveness from members of the community.
In a statement by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman who is the spokesperson of the army, he revealed that they were apprehended on Saturday, July 22, in Yobe state.
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