Nigerian Army Arrests Key Suspect Boko Haram, Tarshaku

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The Nigerian Army says it has arrested a key Boko Haram suspect, Aminu Yaminu, aka Tarshaku, who was believed to have masterminded recent killings in Benue State.

A statement issued by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Major Olabisi Ayeni, said the arrest was made possible through combined troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade, Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services in Makurdi.

He said, Nigerian troops have arrested the key Boko Haram suspect known as Aminu Yaminu, nicknamed Tashaku, who is believed to have masterminded most of the recent attacks in Benue State.

According to him Aminu had also concluded plans with his cohorts in Bauchi, Borno, Yobe and Nasarawa states to launch a major attack on innocent citizens in the state.

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