4 October 2017

Nigeria: I Killed a Man and Child in Ondo Farm - Boko Haram Member

Akure — A 20-year-old member of the Boko Haram sect who was arrested in Ondo State three days ago has confessed to killing two people in Ondo farm since he was chased from Kano by his father.

Basir Mohammed who was paraded at the Ondo State Police Command headquarters yesterday, told Daily Trust that to kill was no problem to him.

The suspect who is from Nasarawa State, said he was chased out by his father from their home in Kano because his father was no longer comfortable with him and so he decided to head south only to now end up in police net.

Basir he and some other members of Boko Haram worked with some powerful individuals who would call and meet them in the bush for meetings from where they would go for operations.

"They give us guns and we go wherever they direct us," he said.

While parading the suspect, the state Commissioner of Police, Gbenga Adeyanju told newsmen that Bashir was picked up about three days earlier at Isua - Akoko in Akoko South East area of the state following a tip-off.

Adeyanju recalled that another commander of the sect, Idris Ibrahim Babawo alias Idoko, had been picked up in the same location last week.

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