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In Borno Terror kingpin whose 3 children are Boko Haram commanders arrested

Abdullahi said that the suspect was apprehended at Mussa village on June 7.

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Some soldiers displaying Boko Haram flag after capturing their camps in Sambisa Forest. play

Some soldiers displaying Boko Haram flag after capturing their camps in Sambisa Forest.

(Army Public Relations Department)
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday, June 12, said it had arrested a 56-year-old Boko Haram kingpin in Aski Uba Local Government Area of Borno state.

The Commandant of the NSCDC in Borno, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.

Abdullahi said that the suspect was apprehended at Mussa village on June 7.

"Our men have made remarkable progress by arresting a Boko Haram kingpin.

"The notorious kingpin was said to be a recruiter as well as supplier of arms and IEDs to Boko Haram terrorists.

"He confessed that his three children were also arrow heads of the Boko Haram sect,’’ he said.

READ: Troops kill 10 terrorists, capture 2 in Borno

He said the command had since handed over the suspect to the army for further investigation.

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