Friday, 22 April 2016

4 Boko Haram Kingpins Arrested In Borno see(Photos)

Nigerian troops have arrested 4 Boko Haram terrorists kingpins – known as Ameers – at Rann, headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno state.

The kingpins were said to have been arrested on Friday, April 22, by troops of 3 Battalion, of 22 Task Force Brigade, ‘following a tip off by well meaning members of the public’.
Colonel Sani Usman, Army spokesperson, in a statement, said: “The Nigerian 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 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 jewelries)

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