Boko Haram Commander, Others Surrender in Borno

The Borno State Police Command has said that a Boko Haram commander and 12 other members have renounced membership of the terrorist group.
In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Victor Isuku, said the unconditional surrender to the police by high profile repentant Boko Haram terrorists was a victory for all security agencies working for peace in the state.
He said the intelligence arm of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Borno State Police Command negotiated the peaceful surrender of repentant Boko Haram terrorists, with their families.
Isuku said: “One Ibrahim Dala (alias Abu Ali), formerly of Kawar Mela ward, Maiduguri, an Amir (commander) of the Mamman Nur faction, along with Audu Mustapha Bukar, ‘m’ 20yrs and Laminu Mustapha Modu, ‘m’ 25yrs, all residing at Talala insurgents camp in sambisa forest, surrendered themselves unconditionally to Borno State Police Command .
“Audu Mustapha Bukar and Laminu Mustapha Modu, both of whom are from Ngallamari village, claimed to have been held hostage by the sect sometime ago and we’re conscripted.
“Others include: Alhaji Ali ‘m’, 25yrs of Alagarno village, Abubakar Mele ‘m’, 30yrs of Yasko village, Modu Umar ‘m’, 20yrs of Bursum village, Modu Maina ‘m’, 15yrs of Bursum village, Ali Kolo ‘m’, 20yrs of Alagarno village, Bintu Abukar ‘f’, 14yrs of Yasko village, Falmata Abukar ‘f’, 15yrs of Yasko village, Hauwa Ali ‘f’ 15yrs of Alagarno village, Husam Ali ‘f’ 14yrs of Alagarno village, Mallam Modu ‘f’ 16yrs of Bursum village.
“The children of the surrendered Boko Haram militants, numbering five (5), are between the ages of 1yr to 8yrsr old respectively.
“They have since made useful statements that will assist in the counter Insurgency campaign of the military. Presently, they’re undergoing preliminary profiling preparatory to transfer to the military,” he added‎.

Author: News Editor

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