Army Parades 16 Suspected Insurgents And Collaborators

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Musdapha Ilo, Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday in Yobe State paraded 16 suspected Boko Haram members and their collaborators.

The acting commander of the 27 military Task Force Brigade, Dahiru Bako, a Colonel, who paraded the suspects, said they were arrested in different parts of the state.

According to him, some were arrested not long after they attacked a village where they killed two people at the outskirts of the Damaturu, the state capital.



    The collaborators were said to be responsible for spying on targets and supplying logistics, including food items.

    Among the items recovered from the suspects are 16 jerry cans of 25 litres of Premium Motor Spirit, Petrol, eight jerry cans of cooking oil and two bags of cannabis among large quantity of assorted drugs.

    Also found in their possession are 10 bags of Rice, two bags of sugar, 12 bags of millet and six bags of potash as well as 12 bags of fertilizers believe to be used in the production of Improvised Explosive Devices, IED.

    Bako said the military would leave no stone unturned in its attempt to rid the country of Boko Haram insurgents


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