Nigeria Army arrests 2 officers, others for collaborating with Boko- Haram

Ebun Francis

The Nigeria army on Tuesday announced the arrest of four of its personnel for collaborating with terror group, Boko Haram. The arrested personnel includes  two  officers and two soldiers. Col Sani Usman, army spokesman, who disclosed this in a statement did not however reveal the identity of those arrested but said that two police men and and 24 civilians were equally arrested alongside the soldiers.

“Please be informed [that] the ongoing investigation on suspected Boko Haram terrorists collaborators and saboteurs in the fight against terrorism and insurgency has led to the arrest of nine more persons over the last 24 hours, thus bringing the number to 30,” he said.

“This comprises two officers, two soldiers, two policemen and 24 civilians. Many more suspects would be arrested and prosecuted based on evidences against them and level of culpability.”‎ The statement concluded.

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