An 80-year-old captive, Mallam Ibrahim Matuk, who said he had been subjected to severe hardship and torture by Boko Haram terrorists has been rescued by Nigerian troops in Borno State.
This came as 35-year-old suspected mastermind of General Mamam Shuwa’s death, Mohammed Sani Nafiu, claimed he was being framed up by the military. The 80-year-old Matuk, lamented that all his children were killed by the terrorist group while he was in captivity.
A statement by Col Sani Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, who noted that the activities of the Boko Haram insurgents defied any sane reasoning, said, “The atrocities of the Boko Haram terrorists know no bound. Troops of 29 Task Force Brigade on clearance operations of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists rescued an 80 year old man in Shaltimari village, Borno State on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The elderly man, Mallam Ibrahim Matuk stated that he suffered untold hardship in the hands of the Boko Haram terrorists who killed all his children while in captivity.” Read more