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Security operative arrest fake Boko Haram member

Security forces have arrested a man accused of sending text messages threatening attack by Boko  Haram in Abuja. The suspect, Ugwu Lawrence is said to…

Security forces have arrested a man accused of sending text messages threatening attack by Boko  Haram in Abuja.

The suspect, Ugwu Lawrence is said to specialize in creating panic by sending the threatening text messages to some hotels within Abuja, a statement by the defence headquarters said.
According to the Defence statement posted on its website, the suspect was tracked by security operatives after dispatching text messages of impending bombings of some hotels in Abuja.

He is said to have confessed that he employed the gimmick because the management of one of the organization failed to offer him employment. The suspect further confessed that his motive was a ploy to instil fear in the mind of the management’s chairman, and pleaded that he is actually not a terrorist. 

The suspect is still undergoing further interrogation preparatory to prosecution, the defence headquarters said.