Nigerian Army Captures Wanted Boko Haram Kingpin ‘Bukar Abacha’ In Sapele

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Gallant officers of the 19 Battalion of Nigerian Army, Delta have apprehended a middle-aged man suspected to be a member of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram in Sapele, Delta state.

100 most Wanted Boko Haram terrorists
100 most Wanted Boko Haram terrorists

The suspect, Bukar Abacha, was captured shortly after he arrived the popular Hausa quarters in Sapele.

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A senior army officer, who craved anonymity, disclosed on Thursday, January 28, that a member of the Arewa community gave the tip-off to “Operation Pulo Shield”, who then arrested and handed over the suspect – an indigene of Borno state – thereafter to the Army Headquarters in Abuja for further interrogation.

According to the officer, the suspect was on the wanted list of the Nigerian army.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Army had pasted lists of names, containing 100 wanted Boko Haram suspects in some strategic places in Sapele metropolis.



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