The Nigerian Army on Friday disclosed the arrest of one of the Boko Haram members on its wanted list.
The insurgent was arrested alongside three other men by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole when a vehicle conveying the four men was intercepted by members of the civilian vigilante.
The arrest was made at the Forward Operations Base along Kano – Azare road, in Bauchi state.
This is contained in a statement released by the director of army public relations, Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu.
He said: “Efforts are being made to contact DSS office in Maiduguri for possible confirmation of the Civilian Joint Task Force claims. Main while, troops has intensify search on the major highway to deny and arrest any fleeing Boko Haram terrorists.”