Nigerian Navy arrest leader of militant group, sea robbers

The Navy said they also arrested four piracy suspects in Rivers State. 
Nigerian Navy said it has arrested one Mr Uduak Etim Thompson who it identified as the leader of a militant group, the Bakassi Strike Force as part of efforts to eliminate unwholesome activities perpetuated by criminals in the Niger Delta.
The Navy said in a statement signed by Commodore Christian Ezekobe, its spokesperson on Wednesday that the suspected militant also known SANGATA was arrested on 12 September 2016 at his hideout in Calabar by a joint team from Nigerian Navy Ship VICTORY and Defence Intelligence Agency.
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