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Nigerian Military Arrests Boko Haram Member

By Christiana Jack

bhmKaduna (Nigeria) – Nigerian army says it has arrested some members of Boko Haram insurgents in a hideout in Yobe state.

Among the arrested was Muhammed Bulama a suspect in the 105 list of Boko Haram members declared wanted last year.

A statement by the Army spokesman , Colonel Usman Kukasheka says the arrest was effected with the assistance of local vigilantes.

‘’During preliminary investigation, the suspected terrorist personally confirmed his photograph on the wanted list and further revealed that he specialized on rearing animals for the terrorist group.

He further confessed that they came to the village to sell animals as they had ran out of cash in their hideout and would also get some food items back for the upcoming Sallah festivity ‘’it says.

The statement says, Bulama was arrested alongside two other suspected Boko Haram members, Ardo Abba muhammed and muhammadu kaigama.


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