Two More Wanted Boko Haram Suspects Arrested In Maiduguri

Army declares 100 wanted

The Nigerian Army says two of the 100 Boko Haram terrorists it recently declared wanted have been arrested  by security agents in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Abubakar Sadiq, who is said to be number 28 on the list of the wanted terrorists, was arrested by troops of 101 Task Force Battalion, 7 Division Garrison, along Lagos Street, Maiduguri, according to army spokesperson, Sani Usman.

Sadiq was said to be working as a guard to one Muhammad Daggash.



    Also, the Nigeria Police, Borno State Command, on Tuesday arrested another wanted suspected Boko Haram kingpin, Mohammed Usman, at Abuja Talakawa Ward in Maiduguri, according to the army spokesman.

    “The suspect who marches the photograph of suspect Number 40 on the list of 100 wanted suspected Boko Haraam terrorists, was arrested after painstaking effort and tracking by the police,” the army spokesman stated.

    While conveying the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai’s commendation, particularly to the Borno State Command of the Nigeria Police, Usman called for more vigilance as troops push for a final onslaught against Boko Haram insurgents.

    These latest arrests bring the total number of arrested wanted Boko Haram members to five, with the army, Department of State Services, DSS, and the police all involved in their capture.

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