Adekunle Peter, Benin
Four suspected Boko Haram members have been arrested by the tactical teams of the Edo state police command.
The command in a statement signed by its spokesman, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, described the suspects as notorious gang members of kidnapping and armed robbery syndicates that are terrorising Kogi and Edo states axis.
The statement titled, ‘Arrest of suspected Boko Haram members/armed robbers/kidnappers/cultists and recovery of arms and ammunition,’ was released to journalists in Benin on Saturday.
It said a coordinated intelligence collaboration between operatives of the Department of State Services and the police, led to the arrest of the suspects.