Cameroonian Military Kills Biafra Nations League Commander
A commander of the pro-Biafra group, the Biafra Nations League has been killed by operatives of the Rapid d’intervention Battalion, a Cameroonian military unit in the Bakassi Peninsula.
Leader of the Bakassi chapter of BNL, Ita Bassey, who disclosed this in a statement said the deceased commander was killed during an operation on Wednesday.
According to Bassey, the deceased led the armed group who attacked a boat in a bid to abduct the three tourists, and one security personnel onboard.
The corpse of the commander has since been handed over to the Nigerian Military.
“He was captured in his house, we are not aware if he was part of the attack on the boat on Wednesday, but what we know is that he has been killed and his remains handed to Nigerian Military,” he stated
The Cameroonian Security Forces shot the suspect when he attempted to flee during a tip-off operation at his residence in Idabato on Friday morning.
Some weeks ago, the BNL ordered its men to regroup in order to block border entrances and roads