Troops arrest Boko Haram kingpins (Photos)
Troops of 3 Battalion, of 22 Task Force Brigade have arrested 4 Boko Haram terrorists Ameers (kingpins) at Rann, headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area today, April 22nd. The arrested kingpins specialized on various aspects of criminality to sustain the Boko Haram terrorists group in their areas. The arrested kingpins include Umara Mai Gyaran Rediyo (Radio Technician), Umaru Mai Nama, (who specialize in cattle rustling and sales), Alifa Makinta (a specialist on stealing foodstuffs) and Balu Jugudum (in charge of stolen jewelleries).
The four terrorists were arrested following a tip off by well meaning members of the public. Subsequently, the troops conducted a cordon and search operation in the general area that led to the apprehension of the terrorist leaders, who contribute to the sustenance of the insurgency through their illegal trade specialization.
The suspects are undergoing interrogation.
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