Security operatives raid suspected Boko Haram hide out in Kaduna

Security operatives raid suspected Boko Haram hide out in Kaduna

Alex Uangbaoje, Kaduna

Team of heavily armed soldiers and other security operatives raided a house suspected to be hideout of a Boko Haram commander .

The incident that was concealed by the security operatives was revealed to some journalists by some residents today.

Newsweb Express gathered that the Boko Haram Commander who has prepared an escape root through back door of the house he rented after fleeing from Borno , escaped when the security operatives stormed the house, No 4 ,Fulani road Ungwar Dosa his hideout in kaduna North Local
Government Area , Kaduna

Though the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations Department , I Division Headquarters , Nigeria Army , Kaduna Colonel Abdul Usman claimed he was yet to be briefed about the incidence when contacted via phone over the Wednesday raid of the hideout of the suspected Boko Haram commander.

A neighbour who spoke under plea of anonymity confirmed that soldiers did raid and demolished the house following a tip off from some neighbours.

The neighbour also said there was a serious heavy shoot out between the security operatives and Boko Haram commander for several house , but unknown to the operatives ,the Boko Haram commander left his automatic rifle on while he escaped .

He narrated further that the house was allegedly leased out to one
Mallam Muhammed Mai Borno ,who moved into the premises
with his wife few weeks ago.”

He equally hinted that he once personally had discussions with the suspected commander unknown to him . “When we asked after his children, he said they are in school
somewhere in the North East and we discovered that he is always
traveling and we never suspected any foul play until we start
hearing gun shots in the night”. He said.

Speaking to a group of journalists at Ungwar Dosa today , another resident of the area , Alhaji Usman Ahmed, disclosed that the security
teams arrived the area around 12 midnight and within some few minutes
the area was cordoned off and this was followed by sporadic gun shots.

“I was in my house which is in the next street and was woken up by the
gun shot, initially I thought it was a robbery attack and I called the
leader of the Vigilante group in the area who told me that there is no
cause foe alarm.” He stated.

Newsweb Express however learnt that the owner of the property was arrested and whisked away by
security agents to an unknown destination.

As at the time of filling the report , no security agency has confirmed the report.

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