Sunday, 23 July 2017

159 Battalion arrested one Hassan Yusuf, aged 43, suspected to be Boko Haram

"In a related development, troops of 159 Battalion have also arrested one Hassan Yusuf, aged 43, a suspected logistics supplier to Boko Haram terrorists. 


"The suspect who hailed from Dangana in Chad Republic, was intercepted while attempting to cross over to Chad with smuggled spare parts and other items across the border in a Toyota Hilux vehicle with registration number AE-646-VBY (Benue). He is being interrogated further. 

In a statement by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman who is the spokesperson of the army, he revealed that they were apprehended on Saturday, July 22, in Yobe state.