One of the 100 suspected Boko Haram members declared wanted by the military, Chindo Bello was on Sunday arrested in Abuja while attempting to flee.
According to reports, Bello was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja while trying to board an Aero Contractors’ Airline flight billed for Lagos.
Following his arrest, he was handed over to the military intelligence for interrogation and prosecution.
A statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman expressed appreciation to the eagle eyed and patriotic security agents at the airport, as well as good citizens of the country, for the tip-off that led to the arrest of Chindo Bello.
“The Nigerian Army would like to reiterate the need for all well-meaning Nigerians and those residing in our great country to be more vigilant and assist security agencies with information about the declared wanted terrorists, their sponsors and other criminals in our midst,” Usman said.