Police arrest fleeing Boko Haram militant in Bauchi
The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested one Mohammed Nafiu, a Boko Haram militant already declared wanted by the military.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar, announced the arrest of the suspected terrorist alongside other criminals in Bauchi on Thursday.
Umar said Nafiu, 25, was arrested on April 12 at Tama Village in Toro local government area of Bauchi State.
He added that the suspect being 176th on the wanted list of Nigerian Army was arrested following intelligence report.
The police commissioner said the suspect had fled from Sambisa Forest following the flushing out of the terrorists by the military.
“The suspect has confessed to have killed over 150 people in Baga local government area of Borno,” Umar said.
“Case is under investigation after which the suspect would be handed over to the appropriate authority for discreet investigation.”