Army arrests alleged Boko Haram logistics supplier


An alleged supplier of logistics for Boko Haram terrorists, Samuel Chikwedum have been arrested by the Nigerian Army’s counter-insurgency operation, Lafiya Dole Theatre Command in Borno State.

The troop apprehended the suspect enroute Baga town, heading towards the Lake Chad region with contraband goods.

The army destroyed his goods and vehicle after he paraded before newsmen.

The GOC 7 division, Brigadier General Aliyu Ibrahim says the suspect had also attempted to bribe personnel at the point of arrest and during interrogation.

Chikwedum however denied the accusations, insisting that his business is legitimate and that he never attempted to bribe his way out of the arrest.

He demanded a fair hearing from the law.

“There is nobody that I have attempted to bribe. What I told about them is the condition of this nation where the judiciary judgement is disobeyed,” he said.

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