ISWAP executes abducted police officer in Borno, frees family members

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The Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) has reportedly executed a police officer abducted along the Damboa-Biu Road in Borno State.

This was disclosed on Friday by Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency expert and security analyst in Lake Chad, in a post on his X handle.

Makata said sources reliably informed him on Sunday that the police officer with wife and children, were on transit from Damboa to Biu for Eid break but unfortunately went through a banned route.

He said it was later reported that the police officer and his family were abducted by suspected ISWAP operatives around Shokotoko general area located approximately 73/km south of Damboa.

“However, later in the evening , the wife and his children were released, while the police officer was executed by the terrorists,” Makata said.

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