Troops have arrested 21 suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno, according to statement by Col. Sani Usman, the Army Spokesman.
Usman stated that the suspects were arrested in connection with alleged aiding and abetting of cattle rustling.
He said “preliminary investigation and profiling of the suspects have commenced.”
He noted that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, in conjunction with other security agencies arrested the suspects as part of measures to stop the menace.
He added that the crime served as another means of funding […]
According to reports, the Nigerian Army on Saturday night announced the arrest of 21 suspected cattle rustlers.
The disclosure, which was made in a statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman, did not, however, state where the arrest was made.
Nonetheless, the Army, said it will do everything within its power, to frustrate cattle rustling, which it noted, now serves as source of funding of Boko Haram’s activities.
The Army said: “As part of measures to stem the […]