A screengrab taken on October 2, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows group leader Abubakar Shekau Boko Haram (AFP)
A screengrab taken on October 2, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows group leader Abubakar Shekau Boko Haram (AFP)
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Niger captures 160 Boko Haram members

Yvonne Williams

160 suspected members of the infamous terrorist sect Boko Haram, have allegedly been arrested by Niger authorities.

CNN reports that the sect was involved in attacks near that country’s border with Nigeria.

The arrests happened over the last two days in Niger’s Diffa region, which borders Nigeria.

Those taken into custody include Kaka Bunu, who according to the police spokesman was “involved in the recruitment of (Boko Haram) members.”

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