Army arrests wanted terrorist

Soldiers neutralize Boko Haram terrorists on Maiduguri-Bama road

Nigerian Army said it has arrested a wanted member of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group, Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno).

The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, stated this in a statement on Friday, explaining that the wanted terrorist was arrested in a house, where he was hiding, at Bulabulim Ngarnam community on the outskirt of Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

Usman added that the army recovered from the terrorist two military ballistic helmets, a pair of military desert boot, a fragment jacket, a Jersey pull over, military backpack, camouflage design shorts, two voters identification cards, National identification card, amulets, camouflage T-shirts and a military jungle hat.

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“He has since been moved out of the area for further interrogation,” Usman said, adding that combined troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen and Civilian Joint Task Force -CJTF, apprehended the insurgent group member on Thursday.

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