ARMY ARRESTS EIGHT FOREIGN NATIONALS WORKING FOR BOKO HARAM
Written by thereachfm on October 1, 2019
Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a bus driver and
seven passengers who are illegal immigrants and believed to be
working for the Islamic State West Africa Province and the
Boko Haram fighters along Yola Road in Borno State.
The eight suspects were rounded up by troops of 331 Artillery
Regiment deployed at a checkpoint along the road.
According to a release from the army headquarters, Abuja, on
Monday, the arrest was made between September 25 and 28,
after troops also arrested one “notorious logistics supplier of the
criminal insurgent group, Kolomi Modu, at Ndollori area of
The army operations media coordinator, Col Aminu Iliyasu, said
the troops on operations Lafiya Dole, Mesa and Swift Response
would continue to conduct more arrests ahead of the 2019
yuletide season to deny criminals and bandits a freedom of