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Troops arrest Boko Haram militant on ”wanted list”

The Nigerian Army has said troops on Tuesday 6th September 2016, arrested a Boko Haram suspect Muhammed Bulama in Yobe State, he is number 105…

The Nigerian Army has said troops on Tuesday 6th September 2016, arrested a Boko Haram suspect Muhammed Bulama in Yobe State, he is number 105 on the wanted list.

A statement on Wednesday from Army spokesman, ‎Colonel Sani Usman, said Bulama was arrested with two other suspected Boko Haram militants; Ardo Abba Muhammed and Muhammadu Kaigama, in Azare community, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

He said ‎they were arrested riding on horseback and bicycle shepherding some sheep towards a market.

He added that during preliminary investigation, the suspect confirmed his photograph on the wanted list and further revealed that he specialized on rearing animals for the Boko Haram group.

Usman said Bulama further confessed that they came to the village to sell the animals as they had ran out of cash in their hideout and would also get some food items back to for the upcoming Sallah festivity.

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