The Nigerian Army said it has arrested a medical doctor who usually treats wounded Boko Haram terrorists and 963 others on Wednesday January 11, 2017.
The Army also said that 119 women and children were rescued by Cameroonian forces and handed over to Nigerian Army in Banki in the said period under review.
This was disclosed to journalists at the theatre command headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri by the theatre commander, Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor while updating the public on the operational activities of the command in the past one week.
He added that activities of the week under review indicated that the Boko Haram terrorists were in total disarray, adding that troops are heavily moving round Sambisa and axis to ensure that the insurgents don’t find a stronghold any more.
While displaying items recovered from Boko Haram terrorists such as holy Qu’ran, adulterated verses of the holy Book, top commanders of Boko Haram, uniforms and bomb making learning manuals.
He added that the successes were not achieved without challenges as the military lost some its officers and soldiers in the encounter.