18 January 2012
The Joint Task Force (JTF) on Operation Restore Order (ORO) said in
yesterday that it had arrested six prominent individuals suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect. Maiduguri
The JTF Field Commander, Col. Victor Ebhaleme, told newsmen that the arrest was part of the team’s renewed efforts toward cracking down on members of the sect.
He said, “we have continued to record breakthroughs in our effort to ensure the return of peace in
“Consequently, we have arrested six high profile suspected members of the Boko Haram sect.”
Ebhaleme said that the JTF was leaving no stone unturned in its quest to put an end to the activities of the sect.
“I will like to state that part of the successes recorded had to do with the current curfew imposed by the JTF in Jere and
“Members of the public are hereby advised to adhere strictly to the curfew as violators will have themselves to blame.”