Security operatives nab over 50 Boko Haram members in EnuguFeatured, Latest News, News Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
Ignatius Okpara, Enugu
Security operatives on Wednesday intercepted a luxury bus conveying over fifty suspected members of Boko Haram at Obollo Afor in Udenu council area of Enugu state.
Unconfirmed reports have it that the alleged insurgents were heading to different parts of South east and South- south parts of Nigeria.
They were apprehended by a team of national task force on small arms, ammunitions, and light weapons.
However, when our correspondent visited the state police headquarters this morning, the suspects, were seen filing out of the intercepted bus with registration number, AKD816XG into the premises of the command.
African Examiner gathered that the vehicle, belonging to the Young Shall Grow transport company, was impounded during a stop and check exercise by the security operatives.
When asked to confirm the arrest of the suspects, the state commissioner of police Mohammed Adamu Abubakar, who had earlier paraded four criminals, nabbed for car snatching, declined comment, saying he was yet to get detail information on the incident.
Though, he hinted that he has ordered the task force team to transfer the suspects to the police headquarters in Enugu.
Items recovered from the alleged insurgents, our correspondent learnt includes arms as well as bags containing Army uniforms, amongst others.
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