Boko Haram Kill 24 people , Police Arrest Boko Haram kingpin on wanted list in Adamawa


By Daji Sani in Yola

The Boko Haram insurgency has been reportedly killed 24 persons in Kuda -Kaya village of Madagali local Government Area of Adamawa state.

Eyewitness account revealed that the insurgents in their hundred stormed the village on Thursday night at about 10 pm and killed 24 persons , while 10 persons sustained various degree of injuries from the attack.

He said the majority of persons killed were women and children  while those injured were rush to Gulak Cottage Hospital for treatment which is three kilometer from Kuda-kaya village

However the spokes man of the Police command in the state,DSP Othman Abubakar told Journalists in Yola that 18 persons were killed in Kuda-Kaya attack and also confirmed that one of the kingpin of Boko Haram on wanted list of the military was arrested in Gombi while trying to withdraw money in the Bank.

He said the suspect is presently in the police custody undergoing interrogation

More details follows