Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele (top) and the two spies. Photo Credit: Nigerian Army
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday arrested 2 suspected Boko Haram terrorists, who according to intelligence, were carrying out surveillance on Kareto and Dangalti villages.
They were apprehended by troops of 158 Task Force Battalion of 5 Brigade, Nigerian Army.
Preliminary investigation shows that the apprehended spies were on recconaisance mission to facilitate possible attack on the communities by Boko Haram terrorists.
“Similarly, one Bulama Kailani MohammedMetele from Tumbun Bera, a confessed Boko Haram terrorist belonging to Mamman Nur‘s faction of the terrorists group under the leadership of Abu Mustapha, apparently tired of the lies his commanders, surrendered himself to troops of 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade, troops at Damasak,” the army said in a statement on Saturday.
It has been confirmed that the surrendered suspect, Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metel, was a high profile terrorist, as he is at Serial number 253 on the Nigerian Army’s Wanted Boko Haram terrorists poster produced recently.