Troops apprehend Boko Haram informant in Abuja – DHQ

Written by on September 8, 2022

The Defence Headquarters says its tactical surveillance troops have apprehended a wanted Boko Haram terrorists’(BHT) informant, Mamuda Usman (a k a Bado) in Asokoro area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, made this know at a bi-weekly news conference on the military operations across the country on Thursday in Abuja.

Danmadami said it was revealed that the suspect ran errands for a suspected high profiled BHT commander in Kaduna.

He said that the commander had been on the tracking list of security agencies, adding that the arrested suspect was in custody for further action.

The troops also recovered 10 AK47 rifles, three locally made guns, four fabricated revolver rifles, 2 hundred and 53 rounds of 7.62mm special and 68 motorcycles.

Others are, 15 mobile phones, three woodland camouflages, one police uniform, two pairs of combat boots, 29 rustled cattle and two vehicles.

“All recovered items, apprehended suspects and rescued civilians have been handed over to the relevant authority for further action,”

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