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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Police Commissioner in Borno, says the 10 women rescued from Boko Haram were not police

Police Commissioner in Borno, says the 10 women rescued from Boko Haram were neither police women nor wives of police personnel. Ibrahim Idris, IGP Chukwu made the clarification while addressing newsmen during the monthly police officers meeting on Monday in Maiduguri. He described reports indicating that 10 police women were among the 13 persons released by Boko Haram insurgents as “misleading”.

That data is false, I need to respond to it. It will be reviewed that on twentieth June, 2017, an internment gathering of one our ladies sergeants appended to the SIB who kicked the bucket over the span of obligation was being brought home to Lassa in Askira-Uba Local Government Area for entombment. "Also, because of security encumbrance on Maiduguri-Damboa Highway, they were under military and police escort, on getting to a town around 30 kilometers from Maiduguri; they were trapped by the Boko Haram and a few ladies who exploited the void space in the truck. "So the ladies were caught; we don't have the foggiest idea about their number yet a couple of them who could bounce down, hurried for wellbeing, got away. Those of them who couldn't make it were taken away with the truck by the Boko Haram. "Among them, since that time, we recorded just a single lady examiner connected to the CIB, who happened to be a dear companion of the expired sergeant, whatever is left of them are not police ladies and they are not spouses of police faculty." He additionally revealed that one policeman was killed while the driver of the truck and a sibling of the perished were shot and maintained wounds in the assault, a circumstance which de-assembled the vehicle. It will be reviewed that the Federal Government had on Saturday declared arrival of 13 people by the Boko Haram guerillas, continuation of transactions handled by the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC). The liberated people are three male specialists of University of Maiduguri and 10 ladies, stole on discrete strikes facilitated by the extremists amongst June and July, 2017, in Borno State.