Fifty-eight ladies used as s3x slaves by Boko Haram in Bama space of Borno have been rescued by Nigerian troopers, the military mentioned on Monday.
The troops additionally rescued 75 youngsters and 15 males.
Spokesman for the military within the space Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, stated that the ladies had been rescued by troops of 21 Brigade supported by members of the Civilian Joint Task Force deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole.
He mentioned, “The troops rescued the hostages throughout an in depth Clearance Operation on Sunday three June, 2018, to rid the overall space of Bama, Modu Kimeri and Gulumba Gana of fleeing parts of Boko Haram terrorists who had escaped from the continuing troops’ onslaught within the Lake Chad Islands and fringes of the northern borders of Borno State.
“The rescued hostages, comprising 15 males, 58 ladies and 75 youngsters revealed durinboko haram
g a joint profiling and interrogations by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and different safety businesses, that the Boko Haram terrorists had s3xually violated the females and used them as s3x slaves.”
Nwachukwu also stated that two pregnant teenage women had been among the many rescued individuals.
“The rescued individuals additional disclosed that the boys weren’t spared, as they had been often engaged in pressured labour whereas within the captivity of the terrorists,.
“They will be promptly handed over to officials of Bama Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp for welfare and administration.”