Jarasu Shira, a Boko Haram kingpin was arrested on Wednesday alongside 10 other suspected Boko Haram members at a motor park in Damboa, Borno State at about 8:30am by men of the Civilian Joint Task Force.

Shira is number one on the new list of wanted men by the Nigeria military and was disguised in a cowboy outfit when nabbed, reports say.

The 10 others were reported to have escorted him to the Damboa motor park to board a vehicle to Biu, with the ultimate destination being Lagos.

Shira is reported to be the leader of the Boko Haram in Damboa, Chibok and Askira Uba local government areas of Borno state.

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