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Army officials apprehend suspected Boko Haram members with tainted fish

The reported reveal that the Nigerian Army third Brigade troops in Jigawa State reportedly intercepted and destroyed 80 bags of poisoned fish which had been brought into the state by the suspects.

Nigerian Army

The suspected Boko Haram terrorists are reportedly from Baga in Borno State.

The Brigade Spokesperson, Captain Eze Ikechikwu, while speaking with news men on the arrest, revealed that the sect members had been intercepted with the poisoned fishes at Hadeja Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

It is assumed that the intent had been to sell the tainted fishes to unsuspecting members of the public.

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Captain Ikechikwu also revealed that the 11 suspected members of the sect are reportedly being interrogated, adding that Boko Haram members have now devised other deadly means of attacking members of the general public through traditional biological weapons.

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