Defence headquarters says insurgents disguise as hunters

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The Defence Headquarters have alerted the country to the antics members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram whom it alleged now disguise as local hunters and members of vigilance groups.

The Acting Director of Defence Information, Col. Sani Usman in a statement issued on Monday said the terrorists in their desperation to wreak havoc on innocent Nigerians and to remain relevant and have devised a new tactics of dressing like vigilantes or hunters to deceive unsuspecting members of the public of their true identity.

He added that “The case of Kuda-Kaya village in Madadali community of Adamawa State where a group of Boko Haram terrorists, dressed like vigilantes, opened fire on elated people during a ceremony readily come to mind.

“The general public is hereby advised to be wary of unsubscribed services or presence of vigilantes or hunters in their neighbourhood in order not to ignorantly harbour killer gang in their midst.

“Members of the public are also advised to be security conscious, at all times, and report promptly to security agencies of any suspicious persons or group of persons in their community or raise alarm, where necessary.”

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