Nigerian Army detains ISWAP collaborators in northeast named by soldier who committed suicide after arrest
Agents from the Nigerian military intelligence service have arrested civilians spying on behalf of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists in the North East region.
According to PRNigeria, the civilians, prior to their arrest, were working with a soldier who committed suicide after military troops discovered he was an ISWAP collaborator.
SaharaReporters previously reported that the soldier was arrested for aiding ISWAP terrorists, but later committed suicide while being escorted to the barracks.
The soldier, with one of the Nigerian Army’s battalions in the North East, was discovered by intelligence agents, for his involvement in the recent attacks on brothels and breweries in Gashua and Geidam in the state of Yobe.
A military intelligence source who confirmed to PRNigeria the arrest of the civilian collaborators, said they were already investigating the circumstances surrounding the suicide of the “unscrupulous” soldier while handcuffed after his arrest.
“I can tell you categorically that other malicious elements within our security apparatus are being investigated. At this time, we have arrested some civilian collaborators that he mentioned in his confession during interrogation. initial.
“We will clear up the circumstances surrounding the apparently shady suicide and the suspicious activities of other suspects,” the source said, asking not to be named.