UPDATE! Nigerian Court Frees 475 Boko Haram Suspects Due To Lack Of Evidence

Published 1 year ago by: onuigbo felicia
at 01:05 PM, 19/02/2018 (1 year ago)

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Nigeria’s Justice Ministry said the suspects were rounded up from across the country over claims they were either members of Boko Haram or held information on the group.
A Nigeria court has freed 475 Boko Haram suspects due to a lack of evidence against them, the West African country’s Justice Ministry said on Sunday.
Ministry spokesman Salihu Isa said in a statement that the suspects had been arrested across various states over claims they were either members of Boko Haram or they were holding information key to crushing the insurgency or preventing further terrorist acts.
Isa said the suspects were freed over the weekend by a special court trying over 1,000 terrorism suspects in the central Nigerian town of Kainji.
As the prosecution counsel could not charge them with any offence due to lack of evidence against them, the suspects were ordered released, according to the statement.
“The court also directed states to provide rehabilitation to the released persons at any appropriate center provided by the states before being released to their families,” it added.
Suspects suffering mental or physical ailments are to be provided medical attention at any appropriate medical or other mental health facilities, it quoted the court as ruling.

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cypanyahucha at 01:09 PM, 19/02/2018 (1 year ago)
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Na waaoo. Hope that's a right decision!
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ruthie at 01:27 PM, 19/02/2018 (1 year ago)
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hmmm...well i hope they have done due diligence sha...we cannot go back to square 1
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favourita at 02:02 PM, 19/02/2018 (1 year ago)
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Naija naija Grin Grin Grin how many innocent people dem don leave like dis even when prove day Huh? Huh? Idiot fellows Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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nature7888 at 03:05 PM, 19/02/2018 (1 year ago)
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LOL. Naija our country
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angesco at 03:24 PM, 19/02/2018 (1 year ago)
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NO EVIDENCE?

In Nigeria we DO NOT DO evidence.

We GIVE  BRIBE.

I am sorry for those living in the north but this means MURDER and MAYHEM continues.

Sorry for the people in the north -
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onyioben at 06:16 PM, 19/02/2018 (1 year ago)
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Election preparation, ,, if they like make dem released all the criminals for election, ,, buhari no go ever rule naija again.
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slimber at 06:27 PM, 19/02/2018 (1 year ago)
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But why nah
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xspraise at 08:55 AM, 20/02/2018 (1 year ago)
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Free ke........... ok ooo

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