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Troops arrest six Boko Haram logistics suppliers in Borno

The troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have arrested six suspected Boko Haram logistics suppliers in Mafa LGA of Borno state.

According to Zagazola Makama, a publication focused on the Lake Chad region, the troops were on a routine search when they came in contact with the suspected Boko Haram logistics suppliers on Saturday.

Sources said the suspects were apprehended with a truck fully loaded with Arabic gum worth N2 million.

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The publication identified the suspects as Usman Gujja, Abu Hamman Dawud, Ramat Ibrahim, Hala Hadum, Alhaji Kawu, and Bulama Ali Boscoro.

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A source told the publication that a preliminary investigation revealed that the suppliers receive items from the terrorists which they sell and take the profit back to them.

The publication also said the suspects have been handed over to the military intelligence unit for further investigation.

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The development comes hours after troops arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist in Askira Uba community in Borno state.


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