The Nigerian Army on Sunday revealed that it has arrested the wives of a Boko Haram commander, and a spy.
It was reported that the force apprehended four other terrorists and the wives of the spy, Aishatu Manye and Kelune Mate at Gajingi in Madagali LGA of Adamawa State.
The development was revealed in a statement released on Sunday by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, John Eneche.
The force further stated that the spy of the terrorist group, Kawalu, was apprehended during a Jumaat prayer at Michika Central Mosque.
A fighter was also captured in the aftermath of an encounter at Miyanti area in Bama LGA of Borno State.
Mohammed Babagana, Modu Jugudun and Alhaji Usman surrendered to troops of Delta Company at Strong Response Area Pulka in Gwoza LGA of Borno.
In a related case, one Mustapha Kori surrendered to troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gamboru in Ngala LGA of Borno.
Eneche in the state added that troops in the month of June rescued 35 civilians from Boko Haram/ISWAP captivity.
They include 18 women, 16 children and one adult male.
“The rescued children were promptly administered with Polio vaccine while the women were administered with first aid”, Enenche said.