Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Troops arrest Boko Haram financier, supplier in Borno

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, has said troops have arrested a financier of the Boko Haram in Borno State.
Usman said in a statementon Tuesday that the man, identified as Mohammed Maina, was arrested in Bama with N1m cash on him.

He alleged that the suspect was also a supply of kolanuts and other stimulants to the insurgents.
The Army spokesman believed that the suspect, a native of Ngurosoye, came from Shuari Village in Bama Local Government Area, might have been collecting money from Boko Haram sympathisers along the Maiduguri-Dikwa-Kulli axis of the state.
He added, “Investigation revealed that Mohammed supplies them (Boko Haram fighters) kolanuts and other items especially stimulants. He further revealed that kolanuts is in high demand among the terrorists as it keeps them active at night.
“It is apparent also that he plies Maiduguri-Dikwa-Kulli axis, where he gathers monetary and other material contributions from Boko Haram sympathizers along that axis and send same to the terrorists camps.”

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