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



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

Usman said the suspect, 20, was arrested by the troops on June 25 while on perimeter patrol.

He added that “preliminary investigation was initially difficult as he was found to be under influence of heavy dosage of drugs.

“However, he has since stabilised and making useful statement.”

The director noted that the troops of 29 Task Force Brigade also Discovered Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by suspected terrorists along Wajiro-Mallam Kuramti cattle route.

“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.

“The team safely removed and detonated it,’’ he said.

Usman said the troops of 151 Battalion of the 21 Brigade also cleared an ambush by suspected terrorists.

He added that “on June 28, at about 3.30 p.m. troops of 151 Battalion of 21 Brigade on patrol to Mayanti Village were ambushed by suspected elements of Boko Haram terrorists.



 

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