Again, another Boko Haram member arrested in Ondo

October 1, 2017
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Barely one week after a wanted Boko Haram member was arrested in Ondo state, the state Police Command, on Sunday arrested a middle aged man ,Muhammed Bashir, suspected to be a Boko Haram member.

Police spokesperson in the state, Femi Joseph, who confirmed the arrest of the suspect, told DAILY POST that Bashir was arrested along Ifira road in Isua Akoko, Akoko South East area of Ondo State at about 10:15am.

He said the suspect has confessed to being a member of the dreaded sect.

Joseph said Police on patrol noticed the strange movement of the suspect and swung into action by arresting him.

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According to him, upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to be a member of the sect.

The Police Image maker noted that the suspect confirmed that his father was from Niger Republic and his mother from Borno state in Nigeria.

“We posted a special squad to that axis and this squad while on patrol around 10:15 hours ,sighted a man they suspected, may be because of his usual movement and the man looked strange to them and they questioned him and when they were not convinced ,they took him to the station.

” After a lot of interrogation, he confessed to be a member of the boko haram and that he ran away from Maiduguri because of bombardment by the Military as the place becomes uncomfortable for them,and consequently he left for Nasarawa state ,he did not find Nasarawa comfortable also,but he decided to come to Ondo State yesterday, where he said he could have a comfort,but unfortunately, the eagle eye squad created by the Police Commissioner cut up with him,” Joseph explained.

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He further said that the suspect was in the Police custody for more interrogation.

It will be recalled that the Police, had last week at the same Isua Akoko axis of the state arrested a man suspected to be a member of the group.

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