Nigerian troops arrest wanted Boko Haram suspect, others

Nigerian troops arrest wanted Boko Haram suspect, others

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 10:22 am

Bubayi: the arrested Boko Haram chieftain

Nigerian Army said its troops have arrested a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Bubayi Isa, from Panama village, Gunda District, Biu Local Government Area of Borno State following a tip off on Tuesday.

Texas Chukwu, spokesperson for the Army said in a statement that further investigation revealed that Bubayi is suspect No 37 on the list of wanted Boko Haram terrorists published by the Nigerian Army Headquarters.

He added that other suspects arrested alongside Isa are Muhammad Buba & Abdullahi Abubakar from the same area while Yakubu Abdullahi hails from Sabon Gari Gado also in BornoState

“The suspects were arrested in Kalaa village in Hong LGA of Adamawa State. The suspects have also confessed of belonging to a Boko Haram Terrorists group and their various involvement following a preliminary investigation by the troops,” Chukwu said.

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