The Military Joint Task Force (JTF) have arrested a recruitment Agent for the Islamic terror group, Boko Haram in Maiduguri today.
The troops also arrested five Niger Republic Nationals at a hideout in Mallam Fatori as they attempted to escape in two Toyota Cruiser Jeeps.
The Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General Chris Olukolade said that “More abandoned vehicles, weapons and other items are being recovered in the camps of the insurgents.
“Among the recent finds are rifles, double barrel guns, various charms and amulets, machine guns as well as pairs of camouflage uniforms, bows and quiver and assorted rifle magazine”.
“Others are handset, walkie talkie, car number plates and some food items. Abandoned vehicles recovered include a Golf car, a Honda, Customs pickup van, Honda (2003 Model) and a Volkswagen Monte Carlo”
The DHQ said police stations were being reopened in some parts of Borno State, adding that detachments of police anti-terrorist unit had been deployed to complement security in Kirenowa area of Borno.