Boko Haram supplier arrested in Borno

Forty-five suspected criminals, including a Boko Haram logistics supplier, are in Borno police custody, they said it on Wednesday.

Goni Mallum Muttia, 45, arrested with food items and sundry supplies at Gamboru Market in Maiduguri,

the state capital, police spokesman Okon Edet said, adding that the articles found on the suspect

meant for the Boko Haram enclaves outside the state capital.

Edet said the suspects included robbers, rustlers, fraudsters, kidnappers, and extortioners, among others.

They found some rustled cows wandering in the Diffa area of Niger Republic, Edet said in a text message.

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They brought some stolen in Cameroon into Nigeria where a good number of them were sold before they apprehended the rustlers; he said.

“Arrested in connection with terrorism is one Alhaji Goni Mallum Mutti of Muna

Asheri area of Maiduguri for being a member of the Boko Haram group.

“The suspect confessed that they saddled him with the responsibility of supplying logistics and essentials to the sect.

“He had with him N200,000 cash and assorted foodstuff, among other items,” DSP Okon said.

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