According to Saturday Vanguard, the abducted Chibok girls have been sighted by members of the United States Marines. This was made possible with the use of Satellite equipment which combed the Sambisa forest, where the girls were reportedly taken to after their kidnap over three weeks ago by Boko Haram members.
Vanguard relied on some military sources in Abuja for its report and said that the Satellite found the girls in the forest and “sent the images back to the Marines on ground in Maiduguri.”
“Aside locating the whereabouts of the girls in the dense forest, it was also, further gathered that one of the leaders of terrorist group who participated in the abduction of the girls was arrested by a combined team of the US Marines and Nigerian forces.
“Sources said that the Boko Haram leader was arrested, through an advanced interceptor equipment which was used to track the terrorist while exchanging information with his colleagues in Sambisa Forest about the movements of American and Nigerian soldiers in Maiduguri.
“His phone was subsequently traced to a location in Maiduguri where he was arrested and handed over to the Nigerian military,” the paper reports.
Over 200 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno were kidnapped in April while writing their final exams. The abduction has attracted worldwide condemnations.
REPORT CULLED FROM APROKO247.COM