Army Arrests Another Wanted Boko Haram Suspect

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ABUJA (Sundiata Post) – The Nigerian Military in sustenance of the breakthrough it made on Sunday, has nabbed another member of the 100 Boko Haram suspects, whose pictures were recently displayed by the Army authorities.
The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman, disclosed this on Monday in a statement, saying the suspect was apprehended at a security check point in Adamawa state.
“As all hands are on deck to finally defeat Boko Haram terrorists in our country, today in the morning, another declared wanted suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Ishaku Wardifen, was nabbed by vigilant troops of 23 Brigade Special Battalion at a check point in Maiha, Adamawa State,” Usman said.
He noted that preliminary interrogation revealed that the suspected terrorist is a Camerounian citizen.
According to him, “visual matching with photographs on the poster of the 100 declared suspected Boko Haram terrorists wanted list released by the Nigerian last month, shows that he clearly resemble the suspect on serial number 22 on the list”.
The Army spokesman said that the suspect has been handed over to military intelligence for further investigation and possible prosecution.
Usman also used the opportunity to “call on all citizens and all well meaning residents of our country to continue to be more vigilant and security conscious to enable us rid our great nation of the menace of terrorism and insurgency”.
The Nigerian Army, in response to enquiries on Sunday, confirmed the arrest of one of the 100 suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Air Port, Abuja.
“The declaration of 100 suspected Boko Haram terrorists has started to pay the desired dividend as one of them was arrested as he attempted to flee.
“Today at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, a man suspected to be one of the declared wanted suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Chindo Bello was apprehended by Aviation Security as he was boarding Aero Contractors’ Airline flight to Lagos. The suspect has since been handed over to the military intelligence for interrogation and prosecution,” Usman said in a statement.
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He commended those he described as eagle eyed and patriotic security agents and good citizens for the tip off that led to the arrest of the suspect.

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