BREAKING! Top Boko Haram leader, 2 others arrested, as army raid sect's stronghold in Niger



Three leaders of the Boko Haram sect, have been arrested in Niger
state
- The jihadists were apprehended following a raid by the Nigerian army
- The raid was carried out at a Boko Haram cell in Mokwa axis of the
state
- One of the Islamist arrested is said to be the mastermind behind the
kidnapping of late elder statesman, Alhaji Shettima Ali Monguno
The Nigerian Army said it raided a Boko Haram cell at Mokwa and its
environs in Niger state.
According to army spokesman on Brig Gen Sani Usman, the raid which
took place on Thursday, May 25, saw to the arrest of 3 leaders of the
terrorist group.
The army spokesman disclosed in a statement on Friday, that the suspects
are: Mustapha Muhammed (Adam Bitri), Ali Saleh and Uba Mohammed.

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