About seven members of the dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram were reportedly arrested on Monday at Shaffa town in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno state.
A resident of the town, Mallam Zakariya Shizhawu, who made this known to Vanguard said, the suspects have been terrorizing Shaffa town and its environs.
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“Thank God Seven boko haram suspected operatives who have been terrorizing our community were arrested yesterday (Monday) by security agents following a tip off” Shizhawu said.
He revealed that town has been filled with jubilation since on Monday following the arrest of the suspected sect members whom he said were believed to be sponsored by insiders.
It was gathered that the people which had a sigh of relief over the arrest were seen going about their legal duties following the normalcy that has returned to the town.
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Meanwhile, Shaffa is about 4 kilometres drive from Azare, the headquarters of Hawul, which is located in the south and approximately 200 kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital.