The notorious Boko Haram operative, Mohammed Chad, was yesterday evening killed in a gun battle with JTF.
The fight occurred at Ruwan-Zafi area of Maiduguri metropolis when the officers of the JTF’s Operation Restore Order and operatives of the State Security Service confronted Boko Haram fighters.
Mohammed has been on the top list of the most wanted Boko Haram leaders. Intelligence sources told Saharareporters that Mohammed was involved in the planning and execution of various terrorists attacks in and outside Borno state.
He was allegedly the mastermind of the March 18th Boko Haram’s attack on Sanda Karami Secondary School at Ruwan-Zafi in which a teacher and three female students were killed.
Mr. Mohammed is believed to be the successor to Ba’ana Assalafi , a Boko Haram commander who was killed in a gun battle with security agencies in Sokoto.