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Thursday, 29 June 2017

Notorious Boko Haram terrorist Apprehended in Borno

Troops 27 Task Force Brigade, were deployed to Buni Gari in Borno,said they have apprehended another suspected Boko Haram terrorist.

On Thursday Brig .- Gen . Sani Usman , the Director Army Public Relations, made this known in Maiduguri .

Sani said that the 20 suspects , were apprehended by the troops on June 25 while on perimeter patrol.

Usman also said that “ preliminary investigation was initially difficult as he was found to be under influence of heavy dosage of drugs.

Troops of the 29 Task Force Brigade also discovered an IED planted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists while on patrol on June 28 along Wajiro - Mallam Kuramti cattle route

“He said the team safely removed and detonated it ,’  the troops of 151 Battalion of the 21 Brigade also cleared an ambush by suspected terrorists .

He added that “ on June 28 , at 3 .30 pm . troops of 151 Battalion of 21 Brigade on patrol to Mayanti Village were ambushed by suspected elements of Boko Haram terrorists .

“They successfully cleared the ambush by neutralising some of the terrorists , while a re - enforcement was immediately dispatched to mop up the general area .

“60 mm Commando Mortar Bomb , 13 rounds of 7 . 62 mm ( Special ) ammunition and 51 rounds of 7 .62 mm ammunition were recovered’’ .

Sani said the remains of two soldiers killed in action were also buried in Gombe.

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