Military Capture Boko Haram’s Food, Fuel Supplier In BornoFeatured, Latest News, News From The State Monday, May 4th, 2015
From Ganiyu Nasirudeen – A man who specialises in supplying fuel and food to terrorists was Sunday morning nabbed in Daban Shata, suburb of Baga Borno State, North Eastern Nigeria.
The hint was made public late Sunday in a post on Defence Headquarters official blog.
The post indicated that the Military intelligence had been trailing him till he was eventually trapped in the early hours of Sunday, confirming that he was presently undergoing interrogation.
In another development, the Defence announced that the National troops while on patrol Saturday, located 260 women and children in the outskirts of Chalawa village in Adamawa state where they had been held up while trying to escape from terrorists.
“They have now been conveyed back to their various communities in Madagali after undergoing the normal security profiling.
“Some of them disclosed that they had to abandon their homes to escape from the terrorists when Madagali came under attack, while others were actually abducted. . . The terrorists were however sacked from the Madagali recently” the Military confirmed.
It was also stated that some terrorists died in an encounter with troops who caught up with them as they fled, prior to the recovery of their victims.
While some of the terrorists still managed to escape with various degrees of wounds, the Military pointed out that others who were captured were now being interrogated by intelligence officers.
The Defence post added: “A machine gun, some rounds of ammunition, as well as some motorcycles and bicycles were also captured from the terrorists. A member of the vigilante group serving as guide to the troops was however wounded.
Meanwhile operation in Sambisa forest the Military informed was still in progress just as troops were methodically searching every aspect of the expansive terrain.
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