Troops of 158 Task Force Battalion of 5 Brigade, Nigerian Army, on Tuesday, 28th March 2017, at about 10.00am arrested two suspected Boko Haram terrorists carrying out surveillance on Kareto and Dangalti villages based on information.
A statement released by the Director, Army Public relation, Brigadier Sani Usman says preliminary investigation shows that the apprehended spies were on a reconnaissance mission to facilitate a possible attack on the communities by Boko Haram terrorists.
The statement read: “Similarly, one Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele from Tumbun Bera, a confessed Boko Haram terrorist belonging to Mamman Nur’s faction of the terrorists group under the leadership of Abu Mustapha, apparently tired of the lies his commanders, surrendered himself to troops of 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade, troops at Damasak.
“It has been confirmed that the surrendered suspect, Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metel, was a high profile terrorist as he is at Serial number 253 on the Nigerian Army’s Wanted Boko Haram terrorists poster produced recently. He is currently undergoing further interrogation.”
SOURCE: African Spotlight