Nigerian Troops Arrest Four Boko Haram Kingpins

Troops of 3 Battalion, of 22 Task Force Brigade have arrested 4 Boko Haram kingpins at Rann, headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area yesterday, Friday.

The arrested kingpins specialized on various aspects of criminality to sustain the Boko Haram terrorists group in their areas.


The four were arrested following a tip off by well meaning members of the public.


Subsequently, the troops conducted a cordon and search operation in the general area that led to the apprehension of the terrorist leaders, who contribute to the sustenance of the insurgency through their illegal trade specialization.

The arrested kingpins include Umara Mai Gyaran Rediyo (Radio Technician), Umaru Mai Nama, (who specialize in cattle rustling and sales), Alifa Makinta (a specialist on stealing foodstuffs) and Balu Jugudum (in charge of stolen jewelleries).

Presently the suspects are undergoing interrogation.



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