Nigeria: Borno State Police Command Announces The Arrest of Boko Haram Sub- Commanders in Northeast

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Borno state police command in northeast Nigeria has announced the arrest of dreaded boko haram terrorist sub commanders and fighters responsible for the kidnap of chibok school girls, several suicide attacks and bombings as well as ambush and killings of innocent Nigerians including security personnel in the northeast region.

Damian Chukwu Borno state police commissioner who announced this in Maiduguri Wednesday at a news conference gave the breakdown of those arrested as three boko haram sub commanders, two logistics suppliers and seventeen fighters.

He said police also destroyed boko haram camps and detonated some improvised explosive devices pointing out that the force has been from the onset an active component of the fight against insurgency.

The Boko haram sub commanders and fighters are arrested he said confessed to several suicide bomb attacks within Borno and Adamawa states as well as kidnapping of chibok school girls among other violent crimes including abduction and ambush of security personnel.

The commissioner stated that since the inception of the fight against insurgency and acts of terrorism in the northeast and especially Borno state the command has not made such a break through and it was achieved in collaboration with the inspector general’s response team.

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