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Bokharam Kingpin In ‘Cowboy Outfit’ Arrested In Borno

soildiers-bokoharam_500Boko Haram kingpin has been arrested at a motor park in Damboa, Borno State, reports say.

The terrorist chief, identified as Jarasu Shira, was arrested today, January 20, 2016, Daily Trust reports.

He was reportedly trying to make his way to Lagos State when he was apprehended by men of the Civilian Joint Task Force.

The vigilantes also arrested 10 suspected members of the group who had accompanied Shira to the park.

The Boko Haram kingpin was said to have been disguised in a cowboy suit at the time of his arrest.

He is also reported to be one of the 100 most wanted terrorists on the Nigerian Army’s newly released list.

The arrest is yet to be confirmed by the necessary military authorities.

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