Troops arrest wanted Boko Haram terrorist

The Army says it has arrested a wanted Boko Haram member, Babagana Abubakar, aka Alagarno.

He was arrested at Bulabulim Ngarnam community on the outskirt of Maiduguri.

Brig.Gen. Sani Usman, the army spokesman, said in a short statement on Friday, that Abubakar was arrested in a room in a house, where he was hiding in the community.

According to him, two military ballistic helmets, a pair of military desert boot, a fragment jacket, a Jersey pull over, military backpack, camouflage design shorts, two voters identification cards, National identification card, amulets, camouflage T-shirts and a military jungle hat were recovered from the terrorist.


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The terrorist, Usman said, has since been moved out of the area for further interrogation.

He said the suspect was arrested on Thursday by the combined troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen and Civilian Joint Task Force -CJTF.


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