Terrorists now disguise as vigilantes, hunters – Military warns
The military, on Monday, warned that following the coordinated military offensive against the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa forest, the fleeing terrorists now disguise as vigilantes or hunters to evade detection.
It said the terrorists, after been smoked out of Sambisa forest, in their desperation to wreak havoc on innocent Nigerians and to remain relevant, devised a new tactics of dressing like vigilantes or hunters to deceive unsuspecting members of the public of their true identity.
A statement issued by the army, cited case of Kuda-Kaya village in Madadali community of Adamawa State, where a group of Boko Haram terrorists, dressed like vigilantes, opened fire on elated people during a ceremony.
It said the general public was advised to be wary of unsubscribed services or presence of vigilantes or hunters in their neighbourhood, in order not to ignorantly harbour killer gang in their midst.
'Members of the public are also advised to be security-conscious, at all times and report promptly to security agencies of any suspicious person or group of persons in their community or raise the alarm, where necessary,' the statement read.