Troops arrest key Boko haram suspect linked to Benue attacks(photos)

Troops arrest key Boko haram suspect linked to Benue attacks(photos)
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Troops arrest key Boko haram suspect linked to Benue attacks(photos)

The Nigerian Army has arrest a major Boko Haram suspect believed to have masterminded most of the recent attacks in Benue State.

A combined team of troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade, Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services arrested Aminu Yaminu who is nicknamed Tashaku, on Friday April 27th in Makurdi, the state capital.

“Following an intelligence report, it was gathered that Aminu has concluded plans with his cohorts in Bauchi, Borno, Yobe and Nasarawa states to launch a major attack on innocent citizens in Benue State. As earlier reinstated, Nigerian Army will ensure enemies of peace in the state are brought to justice. Nigerian Army encourages all law-abiding citizens to go about their lawful businesses without fear'' a statement released by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 707 Special Forces Brigade in Makurdi, Olabisi Olalekan Ayeni, read in part.

Benue has witnessed a number of attacks allegedly carried out by suspected herdsmen. On Tuesday April, suspected herdsmen attacked a Catholic church and killed two priests and 17 parishioners in the state.

Troops arrest key Boko haram suspect linked to Benue attacks(photos)
Troops arrest key Boko haram suspect linked to Benue attacks(photos)
Troops arrest key Boko haram suspect linked to Benue attacks(photos)
by Linda Ikeji at 28/04/2018 9:00 AM

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