One Wida Kachalla, an “errand boy” to a notorious commander of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), Modu Sulum, has reportedly been caught in a Borno market.
Kachalla, a native of Murguba Settlement, a stronghold of the dreaded sect in the North East was apprehended after troops of Operation Hadin Kai in Borno State killed Sulum.
PRNigeria reported that troops from FOB Ngamdi, led by acting Commander 154 Taskforce Batallion, Major DY Chiwar arrested the suspect at Benisheikh Market in Borno.
Two mobile phones were recovered from the suspect who was arrested alongside an ISWAP logistic supplier.
In a move to conceal sensitive information, Sulum was said to have chewed up his SIM cards during the arrest.
Intelligence Operatives who confirmed his arrest said;
“In recent week, we have intercepted communication and couriers of terrorists in their various channels and routes.
“While the suspect chewed and swallowed his SIM Cards we already got the major data for intelligence gathering.
“Other items recovered from him include a Bag of flour, cartons of Biscuits, crates of Evaporated Milk, crates of Soft-Drinks, cartons of anti-grass chemical, Packet of Bicycle Sporks, among other consumable.”
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