- Ondo state police command has arrested another Boko haram member in Ondo state
- The terrorist, Mohammed Basha, was arrested in Isua Akoko area of the Akoko southeast local government Area of the state
- He said he ran from Borno after the place was too hot for him
The police claim it had arrested another Boko Haram member identified as Mohammed Basha in Isua Akoko area of the Akoko southeast local government area of Ondo state.
The arrest came days after Idris Babawo, also known as Dikko was arrested in the same location by the state police command.
Femi Joseph, the public relations officer of the command said the suspect was arrested while he was loitering on Isua-Ifira Akoko road by the men of the anti-crime patrol of the command, Punch reports.
“When the suspect was arrested, he was interrogated and 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.
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“He said when Maiduguri was hot for him he ran to Nasarawa last month and he left Nasarawa yesterday (Saturday) and came down to the southwest to hide here.
“He also confessed that one Daffo is his team leader while Shekau is still the overall leader of the group.
NAIJ.com had reported that the Nigeria police on Sunday, September 24, arrested a declared wanted Boko Haram terrorist Idris Babawo in Ondo state.
Babawo, 42, also known as Idiko and Nagada, the police said is believed to be number 165 on the Nigerian military's Boko Haram wanted list.
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