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JUST IN: Former wife of Boko Haram commander nabbed (photo)

April 18, 2017 1:57 PM
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JUST IN: Former wife of Boko Haram commander nabbed (photo)

The estranged wife of one of the Boko Haram commanders have been arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.

The NSCDC while speaking to journalists on Tuesday, April 18, said the wife of Mamman Nur, a factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group was arrested in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno state.

NAIJ.com gathered that Ibrahim Abdullahi, the commandant of NSCDC in the state said, his men arrested two female suspects in Maiduguri on Friday, April 14.

Abdullahi said the duo who were suspected to be strapped with explosive devices were heading to Kangarwa camp from Sambisa forest.

He said they were going to meet with factional leader of the insurgents.

“One of the suspect claimed that she is the ex-wife of the factional Boko Haram leader,” Abdulahi said.

The estranged wife of one of the Boko Haram commanders have been arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.

“They said they escaped from a camp in Sambisa forest after Nigerian troops attack the terrorists,” he said.

The NSCDC commandant further added that the two suspects were abandoned by the Boko Haram commander who asked them to wait in Maiduguri.

He said the terrorist had promised to provide accommodation for the suspects when they arrive at Kangarwa camp.

Recall that some terrorists were said to have bombed a bridge in Gujba local government area of Yobe state on Tuesday, April 18.

The attack left one vigilante dead while seven others were injured and already receiving treatment and the Damaturu Specialist Hospital in the state.

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Source: naij.com

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