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Boko Haram kills abducted policeman in Borno, freed family

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

A faction of the Boko Haram, Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP), has executed a yet-to-be-identified police officer abducted along the Damboa-Biu road in Borno State.

It was learnt that the deceased police officer was kidnapped along with his wife and children while traveling from Damboa to Biu for Eid festivals

As gathered, the law enforcement officer was abducted by the terrorists on a route security agencies had cautioned residents against traveling along it.

It was reported that he and his family were abducted by suspected ISWAP operatives around Shokotoko general area located approximately 73kilometers south of Damboa.

A source in the region, Zagazola Makama, disclosed on Friday that they were kidnapped during the weekend at about 1000hrs,

However, later in the evening , the wife and his children were released, while the police officer was executed by the terrorists.

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