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Army Busts Boko Haram Cell In Kogi, Arrests 17 Suspects

The Nigeria Army on Wednesday 22 paraded 17 suspects arrested during a military operation launched on Boko Haram cells and hideouts of kidnappers existing within the Kogi State.

Brig. Gen. Henry Ayamasowei, the Commander, Army Records Lokoja said the operation launched by the army in the last 3 weeks led to the arrest of 2 members of the Boko haram sect while the 15 other suspects were those that have been coordinating various kidnappings and armed robbery operations along the Okene, Obajana, Adogo and Adavi axis of Kogi State.

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The Army displayed a large cache of weapons recovered from the suspects including an AK47, pump action gun, locally double barrel guns, pistols, IED materials, live ammunitions, face hood, fire extinguishers and a T-shirt with Boko Haram inscriptions, amongst others.

Culled from: DailyTrust


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