Seven Boko Haram Members Reprimanded At Kuje Prison

-The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that seven suspected Boko Haram leaders, who were allegedly involved in the kidnaping and murdering of 11 foreign nationals between 2011 and 2013 in the North be reprimanded at Kuje Prison pending their trial in the criminal charges brought against them by the Federal Government.


-The Federal Government filed an 11-count charge against the seven suspected leaders of the Boko Haram sect, to which they all pleaded not guilty when read out to them in the court.

-The suspects, who were tried yesterday before Justice John Tsoho are Mohammed Usman (aka Khalid Albarnawi), described as the leader of a Boko Haram splinter group, Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladis Sudan (a.k.a ANSARU); Mohammed Bashir Saleh, Umar Bello (aka Abu Azzan); Mohammed Salisu (Datti); Yakubu Nuhu (aka Bello Maishayi), Usman Abubakar (Mugiratu) and a lady, Halima Aliyu.

-The case has been adjourned to matter to Eleventh April, for commencement of trial.


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