The Nigerian Army has arrested two officers and two soldiers for conniving with the Boko Haram sect in the war against insurgency.
The army disclosed this in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Sani Usman, yesterday. According to him, two policemen and 24 civilians were also arrested for the alleged offence, adding that more suspects would be arrested.
“Please be informed that the ongoing investigation on suspected Boko Haram terrorists, collaborators and saboteurs in the fight against terrorism and insurgency has led to the arrest of nine more persons over the last 24 hours, thus bringing the number to 30.
“This comprises two officers, two soldiers, two policemen and 24 civilians. Many more suspects would be arrested and prosecuted based on evidences against them and level of culpability,” he said.