Boko Haram News Update in Nigeria
Boko Haram Terrorist Arrested In Isua Akoko Ondo Confesses “I Came To Yorubaland To Hide”
October 2, 2017 – Boko Haram Terrorist Arrested In Isua Akoko Ondo Confesses “I Came To Yorubaland To Hide”
On Sunday, Ondo Police command disclosed that it has arrested in Ondo a suspected member of the dreaded Islamist sect, Boko Haram. The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Femi Joseph gave the name of the suspect as Mohammed Basha.
The PPRO said the suspect was arrested by men of the state police command in Isua Akoko in Akoko South-East Local Government Area of the state. Joseph said the suspect was arrested while loitering in Isua-Ifira Akoko road in the early hours of yesterday.
“When the suspect was interrogated, he confessed that he was a member of the Boko Haram sect. He said his father is from Niger Republic while his mother is from Maiduguri in Borno State. He said when Maiduguri was hot, he ran to Nassarawa last month and left Nassarawa on Saturday. He came down to the Southwest to hide. He also confessed that one Daffo was his team leader, while Shekau is still the overall leader of the group.”
The PPRO said some items suspected to be charms were recovered from him. He added that the suspect was still in the protective custody of the command for further interrogation.
Another suspect was arrested last month in the same state.