Jarasu Shira, operating in Damboa, Chibok and Askira axis of Borno State, was arrested yesterday morning at a motor park in Damboa, along with 10 other suspected members, who escorted him to the park to
connect a vehicle to Biu en route Lagos.
They were arrested by men of the vigilante (Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF). Shira who goes by the alias Jarido is number one on the new list of wanted men by the Nigeria military. He was disguised in a cowboy outfit.
He is believed to be the leader of the Boko Haram militants in Damboa, Chibok and Askira Uba LGA of Borno state. They have been handed over to military authorities in Biu, Borno state.