Forty suspected terrorist logistics suppliers were arrested by joint troops of Sector 3 (Monguno) on 11 October 2022.
In a statement on Tuesday by Kamarudeen Adegoke, Lieutenant Colonel, Chief of Military Public Information Office, Chad, N’Djamena, he said the success was due to an intelligence-led operation conducted on a suspected supply route.
He said during the operations, 64 bags of beans, two bags of maize, and other large quantities of food items, which were being conveyed to the terrorists’ enclaves, were discovered.
He said another 300 bags of beans and 100 bags of corn were also discovered and destroyed in situ by the troops.
The statement further added that on 11 October 2022, troops of 68 Battalion on joint patrol with the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) along Mallam Fatori- Bandamari-Bari – Korarawon axis, discovered and confiscated 12 bags of fish and nine donkeys suspected to be used in ferrying supplies to the terrorists hiding in the Lake Chad basin area.
According to him, the Force Commander MNJTF, Major General Abdul Khalifah Ibrahim, has commended the troops and urged them to maintain the momentum to cut off any supplies to the criminals to ensure the complete restoration of peace and security in the Lake Chad Basin region.