A Boko Haram kingpin identified as Jarasu Shira and 10 other terrorist
were arrested in Damboa, Borno state today January 20th. He was arrested
at a motor park at about 8.30am along with 10 other suspected members
of the group who escorted him to Damboa to connect a vehicle to Biu
enroute to Lagos. Dressed as a cowboy, Jarasu and his accomplice were
arrested by men of the vigilante (Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF) who
are providing support to the Nigerian military fighting the sect group.