Boko Haram Terrorist Surrenders, Two Spies Arrested – Army

The Nigerian army has said a confessed Boko Haram terrorist belonging to Mamman Nur’s faction of the terrorists’ group, Bulama Kailani, has surrendered himself to troops of 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade, at Damasak.

This was disclosed in a statement by Director of Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen Sani Kukasheka Usman.

According to Usman, the surrendered terrorist was at Serial number 253 on the Nigerian Army’s Wanted Boko Haram terrorists poster produced recently.

He further disclosed that Kailani stated that his motive for surrendering was based on his despair over the lies and falsehoods peddled by his commanders.

Similarly, the Army spokesman said that troops of 158 Task Force Battalion of 5 Brigade in Maiduguri have arrested two suspected Boko Haram terrorists carrying out surveillance on Kareto and Dangalti villages following reliable tip-off.

He said preliminary investigation showed that the arrested spies were on research mission to facilitate possible Boko Haram attack on the communities.

The statement reads: “On Tuesday, 28th March 2017 at about 10.00am based on information 2 suspected Boko Haram terrorists carrying out surveillance on Kareto and Dangalti villages were apprehended by troops of 158 Task Force Battalion of 5 Brigade, Nigerian Army.

“Preliminary investigation shows that the apprehended spies were on reconnaissance mission to facilitate possible attack on the communities by Boko Haram terrorists.

“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: Dailypost

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