Adamawa police nab Boko Haram kingpin, recover murdered officers' pistol

The police have come under increasing attacks from the sect in Adamawa

The police in Adamawa State says Tuesday it has made an important catch – a member of the extremist Boko Haram sect in Mubi, a commercial Town in the state – and recovering a police pistol belonging to policemen slain by the sect at the Kaduna police command.

The gun, a Bareta pistol loaded with 16 rounds of ammunition, was recovered from one Fulani man, who the Adamawa police said was caught after he was overpowered by the owner of the bike he tried to rob at a surburb of Mubi town.

According to the Adamawa State police commissioner, Adenrele Shinaba, the motorcyclist stabbed his assailant with a knife, leaving him to writhe in pain as blood gushed out of his body. His cries attracted nearby villagers who thronged to the scene.

The police were alerted of the incidence and they rushed to the scene to arrest the


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