Troops arrest 45-year-old ISWAP informant in Borno

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The Troops of Sector 3 Operation HADIN KAI and the Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have arrested a terrorist informant, AJI DALA, 45-year-old in Monguno Local Government Area.

It was gathered that the suspect was arrested by the troops 242 Battalion in conjunction with Intelligence Operatives at CHARAMARI area of the town on November 14, 2023.

He was arrested in connection with a Threat Letter purported to be from ISWAP terrorists on their plan to attack Monguno town on November 17, 2023.

The letter, signed by one Amir Hallat Muhammed reads;  “people of Monguno should be prepared. We (ISWAP) are coming to attack you on Wednesday”.

Zagazola Makama, a counter insurgency expert in Lake Chad region disclosed   that the purported letter had caused panic among residents of Monguno town even as it was later discovered that it was purported by the ISWAP element to cause panic.

A competent military source who dispelled the apprehensions, said the military were ever ready to deal with any threat.

“They have tried before and failed woefully, Let them try it, Monguno is their burial ground. They themselves know it,” said the sources.


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