The Nigerian Army troops in conjunction with some officers of Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday arrested 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists in Gombe, Gombe State.
According to Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations, he said that the Army and the DSS arrested 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists that belonged to Albaranawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State.
The 3 Chadian terrorists suspects, Bilal Muhammed Umar, Bashir Muhammed and Muhammed Maigari Abubakar were arrested at Arawa and Mallam Inna Areas of Gombe metropolis. They were reported to be members of Albarnawi faction of the Boko Haram that operates in Chad and mostly northern part of Borno State but came to Gombe State for another heinous assignment.
During the operation, one of them, Bilal Muhammed Umar attempted to escape and was shot on the leg. He was however apprehended and is receiving medical treatment.
The suspects are in custody undergoing preliminary investigation