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Wanted Boko Haram Suspect Apprehended While Trying to Board a Flight to Lagos



The list of “most wanted 100 Boko Haram Suspects”, has started yielding result, as one of the suspects whose faces were published by the Military in October, was apprehended on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.

The man suspected to be one of the declared wanted Boko Haram terrorists, Chindo Bello, was apprehended by aviation security personnel as he was boarding Aero Contractors’ Airline flight to Lagos.

The suspect has since been handed over to the military intelligence for interrogation and prosecution.

The Nigerian Army in a statement on Sunday said: “We would like to thank those eagle eyed and patriotic security agents and good citizens for the tip off that led to the arrest of the suspect.

“The Nigerian Army would like to reiterate the need for all well meaning Nigerians and those residing in our great country to be more vigilant and assist security agencies with information about the declared wanted terrorists, their sponsors and other criminals in our midst.”