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ISWAP Commander’s errand boy arrested inside Borno market; chew his sim card to conceal information [PHOTO]

Wida Kachalla, an errand boy to Modu Sulum, a notorious Commander of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has reportedly been arrested in a Market in Borno State.

The suspect, CRIMECHANNELS learnt is a native of Murguba Settlement, a stronghold of the terrorists in the North East. It was learnt that he was arrested after troops of Operation Hadin Kai in Borno State killed his Master, Sulum in an airstrike on Saturday.

According to Intelligence sources, the suspect was arrested by troops from FOB Ngamdi, led by Acting Commander 154 Taskforce Batallion, Major DY Chiwar. He was picked at Benisheikh Market in Borno State.

It was learnt that 2 mobile phones were recovered from the suspect who was arrested alongside an ISWAP logistic supplier.

When he was arrested, the suspect reportedly chewed his sim card and swallowed it in an attempt to conceal information.


Meanwhile, an intelligence Operative who confirmed his arrest said, “In recent week, we have intercepted communication and couriers of terrorists in their various channels and routes.”

“While the suspect chewed and swallowed his Sim cards we already got the major data for intelligence gathering.”

Other items recovered from the suspect include a bag of flour, cartons of Biscuits, crates of Evaporated Milk, crates of Soft-Drinks, cartons of anti-grass chemical, Packet of Bicycle Sporks, among other consumable.

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