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Army arrests six Boko Haram logistics suppliers in Borno

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

No fewer than six Boko Haram logistics suppliers were reported to have been arrested by troops of the Nigerian Army deployed to restore peace across Borno State.

The logistics suppliers apprehended were: Usman Gujja, Abu Hamman Dawud, Ramat Ibrahim, Hala Hadum, Alhaji Kawu and the driver, Bulama Ali Boscoro.

The suspects were reported to be inside the military custody where they were being quizzed for their link with the terrorists in the state.

It was gathered that the troops of 112 Task Force Battalion of Operation Hadin Kai in conjunction with HYBRID forces arrested the suspects on Saturday in the state.

It was learnt that the team were on a routine search in Mafa local government when they came in contact with the terrorists’ suppliers in the early hours of of the day.

A source in the state, Zagazola Makama, narrated that the suspects were apprehended with an Isuzu truck fully loaded with gum Arabic worth N2 million.

The source added that investigation revealed that the suppliers received these products and other items like charcoal from the terrorists which they sold and took the money back to them.

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