Members of the Nigerian Armed Forces, involved in the pulling down of insurgency in the country, says it has effected the arrest of 33 suspected food suppliers to Boko Haram terrorists in Damboa axis around Azir-Wajiroko Road, Borno State.
They were said to have been arrested with huge quantities of food stuff allegedly meant for terrorists at Korode.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sani Usman who made this known said, “Nine of the 33 suspects are from Korode, five from Auma, 10 from Geargube, four from Kausautaya, four from Bulbul and one from Dolomi villages.
“Although some of the suspects claimed to be traders, they did not, however, deny selling food items to the terrorists. Interrogation is still ongoing to further unravel the level of invol-vement of the suspects.
“During clearance operations of Boko Haram hideouts, troops have discovered and successfully destroyed Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs, at Sandia village along Korode Road.”