Top (wanted) Boko Haram Kingpin Amongst Suspects Arrested In Abia?

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters Tuesday said a wanted terror kingpin has been arrested among those apprehended in Abia State on Sunday.
Suspected Boko Haram members were arrested some hours after security operatives detonated improvised explosive devices planted on the premises of a branch of the Living Faith World Bible Church (a.k.a. Winners Chapel) in Owerri, Imo State.
The suspects, were said to have been arrested
along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway by
soldiers attached to the 144 Battalion of the
Nigerian Army, Asa in the Ukwa West Local Government Area on Sunday.
General Chris Olukolade in a statement said a terror kingpin in the list of wanted terrorists of security forces in Nigeria have been detected in the ongoing screening of the 486 suspects napped while traveling in over 33 Hiace Hummer buses at night along Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway last Sunday.
“So far other security agencies including the para- military have joined the screening exercise to ascertain the status of the remaining suspects.
Those identified as possible security risk or illegal immigrants are expected to be identified for further action.” statement reads.

Culled from Nairaland


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