The Nigerian Army has intercepted fleeing Boko Haram members with 100 motorbikes after been dislodged by Operation Lafiya Dole in the North-Eastern part of Nigerian.
A statement by Army spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman said following the dislodgement and subsequent occupation of Boko Haram stronghold at Camp Zairo, Sambisa Forest, the terrorists have been escaping the theatre to avoid capture and prosecution.
Usman added that it was in this vein that troops intensified searches, patrols, raids and mop up operations. He said during one of such patrols to Madaki village in Biu Local Government Area, Borno State, troops of 27 Task Force Brigade stationed in Bara arrested four suspected fleeing members of Boko Haram on Wednesday afternoon. He said their names were given as Mu’azu Gogobir, Mamman Shuaibu, Muhammadu Muhammadu and Isah Ibrahim.
Usman said they were intercepted along with 100 concealed motorcycles at the outskirts of the town, noting that the suspected Boko Haram members are undergoing preliminary investigation.