Police in Edo, on Thursday, said they arrested four suspected members of Boko Haram who escaped into the state after perpetrating heinous crimes in neighbouring Kogi.
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The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Mohammed DanMallam, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Benin.
DanMallam said that the suspects were nabbedfollowing a tip-off on their hide-out in Afuze, Edo North Senatorial District.
He said that on interrogation, one of the suspects confessed to have killed 40 of his victims, while another confessed to have escaped from Koton Karfi Prison in 2014, and also participated in armed robbery in Ekiti in 2013.
He, however, said that the suspects would be handed over to the Police in Kogi for further interrogation as their crimes were perpetrated in that state.
DanMallam also said that since the inauguration of “Operation Puff Adder” in the state on May 2, the command had recorded some…