Gang members of the deadly Boko Haram terrorist group in Nigeria were arrested with one of their notorious Commander, Umar Abdulmalik yesterday in Lagos.
Umar Abdulmalik and seven (7) other members of his gang were responsible for the Nyanya and Kuje bombings of 2015, the killings of seven (7) Police Officer in Galadimawa roundabout on 2nd July, 2018 and the killings of two (2) other Police Officers around Abaji in June, 2018 and one (1) Police Officer in Lugbe, Abuja on 4th November, 2018.
Umar Abdulmalik (one of the most wanted Boko Haram terrorists, a leader of the Boko haram cell in Kogi State, and an explosive expert for the insurgence group) who masterminded the Nyanya and Kuje bombings in Abuja in 2015, killings of seven (7) Police Officer in Galadimawa roundabout on 2nd July, 2018 and the killings of two (2) other Police Officers around Abaji in June, 2018 and one (1) Police Officer in Lugbe, Abuja on 4th November, 2018 was arrested yesterday, 20th December, 2018 by the IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT) led by DCP Abba Kyari in a location at Ibafo, Lagos while receiving treatment from the bullet wound he sustained on 26th November, 2018 at Bassa village, off Airport road, Abuja during exchange of gun fire with the operatives of the Intelligence Response Team when seven(7) of his gang members were Subsequently arrested within Abuja, Niger and Kogi States.
Investigation is being intensified to arrest other members of the Boko Haram cell under the control of Umar Abdulmalik and other suspects connected to the crimes the gang have committed. All the suspects confessed to the crime and admitted to the roles they played in carrying out the various crimes.