BREAKING: Nigerian Army Arrests Boko Haram Fighters Collecting Taxes In Borno

File photo According to a report by SaharaReporters, troops of the Nigerian Army’s Operation Hadin Kai in partnership with the Civilian Joint Task Force have actually apprehended 4 suspected Boko Haram members in Borno State.

A military source told SaharaReporters that the suspects were “jailed while collecting taxes and levies from villagers at Borno Yesu, near Dushewu town in the Magumeri Local Government Area of the state.”

The arrest is coming a couple of days after SaharaReporters released tax receipts provided by the horror group to farmers and rancher in some North-East states.

The receipts were issued to homeowners of some farming communities in Borno State under the control of the group after collection of levies and taxes from them.

SaharaReporters had in a number of reports in 2021 reported how the insurgents had been taxing locals of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe State.

Sources said failure of the locals to abide by the directive draws in the capital punishment.

SaharaReporters likewise reported how ISWAP developed 2 Wilaya’s (Caliphates) at Lake Chad and Sambisa forest to sustain its war against countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

According to sources, the terrorist group raised the restriction troubled fishing and farming activities in the Lake Chad location, three years after going after people out of for supposedly spying for Nigerian troops.

It, nonetheless, enforced new taxes and levies in the locations managed by ISWAP-Boko Haram, to manage trades and farming activities.

Numerous anglers, merchants and farmers had returned to the Lake-Chad area to participate in socio-economic activities, under the arrangement of the new ISWAP-Boko Haram management.

Because the death of JAS leader, Abubakar Shekau, ISWAP has been consolidating its grip in locations around Lake Chad.

Simply recently, it appointed Wali Sani Shuwaram, a 45-year-old as the new Leader (Wali) of ISWAP in Lake Chad.

The sect’s membership has inflamed with the defection of numerous Boko Haram fighters under Shekau.

The Nigerian Army has actually consistently claimed that insurgency had been largely beat and the military regularly underplays any losses.

The fear group has actually caused over 100,000 deaths and displaced countless individuals primarily in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states.


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