Police capture top Amazonian commander in Taraba State


The Taraba State Police command has disclosed it has arrested a suspected commander of the Cameroon Seperatists group, Ambazonia in the State on Thursday.

Confirming the arrest on Thursday, the state Police Commissioner, Abimbola Shokoya, said the suspect called General Basile, was arrested in one of the communities of Kurmi local government council on Wednesday.

Shokoya said the suspect before his arrest had been causing mayhem in border communities of Taraba and Cameroon with his group.

He also said investigation was ongoing and assured that the suspect would be prosecuted in accordance with the laws of Nigeria.

Shokoya added the suspect will be prosecuted as soon as preliminary investigations are completed by the command.

In recent times, Communities sharing common boundaries with the nearby Cameroon Republic, have been living in fear following the activities of Amazonian soldiers from Cameroon.


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