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Troops Arrest Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist In Borno State



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Army Arrests Wanted Boko Haram Fighter

Troops of the Nigerian Army, in conjunction with Mobile Policemen and CJTF on Thursday in Borno state, have arrested a wanted Boko Haram terrorist.

The insurgent, identified as Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno), was discovered in his hiding place at Bulabulim Ngarnam community.

According to a statement on Thursday night by Brig. Gen Sani Usman, made available to Naija News, Abubakar has since been moved out of the area for further interrogation.

His statement reads:

“Gallant troops of 7 Division Garrison carrying out cordon and search operations in conjunction with troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen and CJTF, in some parts of the fringes of Maiduguri today discovered and arrested a wanted Boko Haram terrorists group member called Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno), hiding at Bulabulim Ngarnam community.”

“He was found hiding in a room in possession of 2 military Ballistic helmets, a pair of military desert boot, a fragment jacket, a Jersey pull over, military backpack, camouflage design shorts, 2 voters identification cards, National identification card, amulets, camouflage T-shirts and military jungle hat.” 

“He has since been moved out of the area for further interrogation. “

“The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, who is also the Commander, Sector 1 of Operation LAFIYA DOLE had visited the troops and conveyed the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE’s commendation to them for the painstaking efforts and professionalism.”

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