Boko Haram’s drug supplier busted by military


    By OKOSUN DENNIS        
    It was an exponential harvest of arrest on sunday as troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on patrol from Bama to Pulka, intercepted suspected Boko Haram terrorists drugs and other logistics suppliers from Firgi and Zawan axis, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

    It was learnt that the suspected Boko Haram terrorists were arrested at crossing point, as they tried to cross into Sambisa forest.

    The troops pursued them but were only able to apprehend Kadiri Umate, 35, while others fled into the bush. The patrol team recovered 35 packets of 500ml of Glocose Intravenous infusion (Drip), assorted analgenics and pain killer drugs, clothes, bathroom slippers, insecticides, salt, kolanuts and a bicycle. The suspect is undergoing preliminary investigations.

    In another development, a suspected Boko Haram terrorists logistics and fuel supplier, Fantoma Lasani was arrested by troops in conjunction with Civilian JTF at Muna garage when he came to pick his wife to finally relocate out of Maiduguri.

    Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman,
    Acting Director Army Public Relations said the suspect hails from Flatari village, Bama Local Government Area.

    He added that Lasani was among some unpatriotic elements in the society that have been supplying Boko Haram terrorists with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and Automative Gas Oil in Bama, Gwoza and Sambisa general area.

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