Some students of the University of Maiduguri who are Boko Haram members have been arrested by the Nigerian Army.
A source from the University of Maiduguri who confirmed the arrest to newsmen said the students have been in the university pretending to be students while they are Boko Haram members.
The source said they made attempts to evade the university students’ hostel and kidnap some students, but were forced to retreat by the military who opened fire on them.
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Another source told EJES GIST that the reported case of Boko Haram attack on the university on Sunday was not from external Boko Haram but the university students who are members of Boko Haram.
It was gathered that the students Boko Haram have been in the school for a long time, pretending to be students while working for the insurgency.
They were arrested on the intelligent report given to the army that made it possible for the military to trace them to their hideout.
Many of the arrested students had their authentic University Identification card on them, which further confirm their identity as the University Students.