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Troops arrest high profile Boko Haram member on wanted list



A excessive profile Boko Haram member, Yawi Modu, has been arrested by troops of Operation Hadin Kai, OPHK.

Spokesman of the Nigerian Military, Brig-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, mentioned the Boko Haram member who has been on the safety wished listing was arrested throughout a latest raid on terrorist hideouts in components of the North East.

In an announcement on Thursday, Nwachukwu mentioned the troops of Sector 2, OPHK, arrested Modu and his cohorts alongside Damboa-Wajiroko street.

Nwachukwu disclosed that through the operations in Damboa and Gashua Native Authorities Areas of Borno and Yobe States, the troops additionally raided Boko Haram’s Improvised Explosive Units, IEDs, supplies hub.


“These ISWAP criminals going through the fact of apparent depletion are desperately buying IED supplies to make explosive gadgets with which to unleash terror on harmless civilians, in a bid to stay related and current a posture of efficiency.”

Nwachukwu mentioned, “281 (50Kg) luggage of Urea had been recovered from the warehouses available in the market and two infamous distributors had been additionally arrested.”

He added: “Recall that Urea fertiliser has been banned by Authorities due to its use as a significant element for manufacturing IED by terrorists.

“The suspects and supplies recovered are at the moment present process preliminary investigation.”

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