JTF Nabs Terrorist, and Recovers Weapons of mass Distruction.

Following the new tactics of operation
adopted by the Joint Task Force (JTF)
which is tagged “Humanitarian Line of
Operation” against the deadly Boko
Haram sect in Maiduguri and Jere
council areas of Borno state, a raid
operation was conducted within the
metropolis leading to the recovery of
large arms and ammunition

Briefing newsmen at the JTF
Headquarters along Pompomari By-
pass in Maiduguri, the Field
Operations Commander, Colonel
Victor Ebheleme commended the
efforts of residents for cooperating
with the security agencies in providing
information on the hideouts of the
sect members, which according to him
led to the success of recovering the
arms and ammunition .
Ebheleme said, some residents
provided information on the hideouts
of some suspected members of the
sect, enabling the JTF swung into
action and arrested some members
and after interrogation, the suspects
revealed the house of a person (now
at large),
During the JTF searc of the house 4
AK47 rifles, 1 set of GpMG, 9 RPG
Bombs and 11 chargers were
recovered in the house.
He added that other weapons of
mass destruction recovered from the
house include 1,032 rounds of
ammunition, 3 AK47 Magazines and 3
Wooden Butts.
Also the JTF Field Commander
revealed that two criminals involved in
sending anonymous threats through
text messages to individuals
requesting for money were also
arrested in the state Capital,
He therefore reminded members of
the Public to always report such threat
to security agencies early enough for
prompt action, even as he enjoined
them to always give information that
will lead to the arrest of criminals in
the state, stating that all information
provided by the general public will be
treaded with utmost confidentiality.
In another development, some
gunmen laid ambush in Gwange ward
of Maiduguri metropolis and shot
dead a banker with First City
Monument Bank (FCMB), injuring one
of his friend, while the other escaped
The incident it was gathered took
place at about 6:45pm when the
deceased along side his two friends
were breaking their fast infront of his
house in Gwange, when the gunmen
came and opened fire on them and
escaped without being arrested.
Confirming the incident, the Police
Public relations Officer, DSP Gideon
Jibrin said, “information available to
the Command revealed that some
suspected terrorists laid ambush in
Gwage ward on Thursday evening
killing a banker with FCMB, and
injured one”.
He said investigation has already
commenced with a view to arrest the