JTF recovers arsenal in Maiduguri

Recovered weapons in Maidugiri

The JTF has claimed to recover explosive items from a Boko Haram commander in Maiduguri.

By Sani Tukur


The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Maiduguri says it recovered some weapons from a Boko Haram commander in Bulunkutu- Lawanti area of Maiduguri.

According to the JTF spokesperson, Sagir Musa, the weapons were recovered during a follow up operation in the Boko Haram commander’s house, at about 5:30 am on Monday.

Recovered weapons in Maiduguri

The said Boko Haram commander has been declared wanted by the JTF.

The weapons found include three AK 47 Rifles, 39 primed Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Cans, and six empty magazines.

Other items recovered include 1 HP Laptop computer containing precision preparation for IED and Chemical weapons, and a notebook register containing names of Boko Haram members indicating those already dead.

In addition, 40 IED remote control, 20 assorted electrical switches, 50 Q link motor cycle battery chargers, 20 assorted torchlight batteries, and 1 RPG bomb fuse were recovered, the JTF said.

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