Driver Supplying Food To Boko Haram Arrested
The pouplar Nigerian saying 'everyday for the thief, one day for the owner' could best describe the arrest of Modu Mustapham.
Modu, a driver has been serving as an errand boy for the most outlawed group in Chibok, Borno state - Boko Haram.
He is suspected to be purchasing fuel and food items for insurgents according to the Borno Police Command.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Damian Chukwu said in Maiduguri that the suspect was arrested after a tip-off from members of the public.
“The Police have received information that one Modu Mustapha of Jumptilo village was a terrorists’ collaborator, who buys fuel and food for them, at Alagarno and other hideout.
“The Police descended on the suspect, who has confessed to the crime,’’ he said.
Chukwu alleged that the driver usually fetches firewood in the bush, where he is suspected to have met the terrorists.
“He said that he had been buying things for the insurgent group.
“We recovered N10,000 from the suspect, which the terrorists gave him to buy bicycle spare parts for them,” said the commissioner.
The commissioner said the suspect also named 15 other firewood vehicle drivers, who engage in similar crimes.