Nigerian Army has disclosed that troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE with assistance of Civilian JTF last Wednesday morning at the cattle market, Maiduguri, Borno State, arrested 3 suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorists group.
Similarly, one of their agent and spy at the market, Alhaji Ajid Umar, has also been arrested.
Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations said in a statement yesterday that the suspects include Abba Go Dallagio, Abba Fanned and Alhaji Nwariye, and that during preliminary investigation they claimed that they entered into Maiduguri through Mafa with about 200 cows for sale at Maiduguri cattle market.
“The suspects further stated that they are part of logistics elements of the Boko Haram terrorists group that assist in selling cows for the insurgents.
“They further added that proceeds are remitted to the terrorists to fund their nefarious activities. So far, troops have identified and isolated 23 cows at the cattle market.
The army spokesman said a total of 170 cows were isolated in connection with him. All the suspects are undergoing preliminary investigation.

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