Boko Haram: Troops arrest wanted terrorist, Alargano

Boko Haram: Troops arrest wanted terrorist, Alargano

The Nigerian troops on Friday arrested a wanted member of the terrorists group, Boko Haram, Babagana Abubakar who also known as Alagarno.

He was arrested while hiding in Bulabulim Ngarnam community when troops of 7 Division Garrison carrying out cordon and search operations in conjunction with troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen and CJTF, in some parts of the fringes of Maiduguri.

According to the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, some materials were recovered from him.

Said Usman:  “He was found hiding in a room in possession of 2 military ballistic helmets, a pair of military desert boot, a fragment jacket, a jersey pull over, military backpack, camouflage design shorts, 2 voters identification cards, national identification card, amulets, camouflage T-shirts and military jungle hat.

“He has since been moved out of the area for further interrogation.

“The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, who is also the Commander, Sector 1 of Operation Lafiya Dole had visited the troops and conveyed the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole’s commendation to them for the painstaking efforts and professionalism.”