Troops of 195 Battalion, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in conjunction with Police Mobile Force and Civilian JTF, yesterday January 31st, at Umalari general area, arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, named Mohammed Maina.
He was found to be in possession of military kits and Mobile Police Force uniform. He has since been handed over to 7 Military Intelligence Brigade for further interrogation.
In a related development, 4 Boko Haram terrorists including Adamu Rugu Rugu, a very notorious terrorist, an indegene of Gwoza town, who had been troubling Gwoza and its environment for many years, were apprehended by men of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday January 30th. The gallant troops also recovered 2 Machine guns and 2 AK-47 Rifles.
A statement from the Army says when the good news of the unprecedented feat by the gallant troops filtered into town, the residents of Gwoza trooped out jubilating and thanking the military particularly for neutralizing Adamu Rugu Rugu and urged them to clear more of such terrorists wherever they might be. Impressed by their performance, the General Officer Commanding 7 Division, who is also Commander Sector 1, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, commended the troops for the gallant efforts.
In a related development, troops of 152 Battalion, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, while on patrol and based on credible information, ambushed suspected Boko Haram terrorists along
Kumshe-Usmanari road. During the ambush, they neutralized one Boko Haram terrorist, while two of his accomplices escaped with gunshot wounds.