Wife Of Boko Haram Leader Arrested
Fatima is 15 years old and she is reportedly a divorcee.
While her mates were in school, Fatima was forced to wine and dine with terrorists.
She was arrested by the intelligence unit of Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in company of another teenage girl, Amina Salisu in Maiduguri.
The Commandant of NSCDC in Borno, Malam Ibrahim Abdu, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri on Tuesday.
Abdu said they were suspected to have been smuggled out of Sambisa forest to wreak havoc on innocent civilians.
The commandant said that Kabir confessed being an ex-wife of Nur, adding that medical test proved that she was carrying a four-month pregnancy. She also tested positive to HIV.
He added that Aminu Salisu, had equally admitted being married to two different Boko Haram members in Sambisa forest.
Abdu said that the girls were found loitering at the popular Kano motor park in Maiduguri metropolis.
Upon extensive interrogation, they confessed to have been sneaked into Maiduguri for possible suicide attacks.
The commandant explained that after proper investigation, the command would hand them over to the appropriate authority for the next line of action.
Speaking with newsmen, the girls denied being on any suicide mission, saying they escaped from the Boko Haram camp in Sambisa and surrendered to the troops in Bita village, Gwoza local government area of Borno.
Kabir claimed that she hailed from Gwoza town and was abducted by the insurgents and taken to Sambisa three years ago.
Salisu also corroborated Fatima’s story saying she hailed from Gulak town in Adamawa but was abducted and taken to Sambisa two years ago.