Suspected Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Plateau

Suspected Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Plateau

- Nigerian Army troops have continued to record success as they pounce on the terrorists in the northeast

- A wanted member of the Boko Haram group has been apprehended by troops combating insurgency

- The terrorist, Umar Musa Tello, was nabbed loitering around Zawurna village in Plateau state

The Nigerian military has recorded another success in the anti-Boko Haram fight as a suspected Boko Haram terrorist was arrested by Operation Safe Haven (OPSH).

In a report by Daily Trust, Maj. Gen Augustine Agundu, the commander of the multi-security task force disclosed that the suspect, Umar Musa Tello was arrested around Zawurna village of Bassa local government area of Plateau state.

He revealed this information on Tuesday, February 11, while parading 25 suspected criminals.

According to General Agundu, preliminary investigation revealed that Tello fled from Damagun village in Yobe state as a result of the ongoing war against terrorism by Operation Lafiya Dole troops.

Suspected Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Plateau

Suspected Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Plateau
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigerian Army said its troops have continued to record success against terrorists in the northeast. The Nigerian Army's media coordinator, Aminu Iliyasu, in a statement issued on Sunday, January 26, said that some of the terrorists’ top informants and spies were arrested.

In a related development, the chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai, described the recent attacks by the Boko Haram insurgents as the last kicks of a dying horse. The Army boss disclosed this after the European parliament claimed there has not been progress in the fight against Boko Haram.

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