Boko Haram suspects’ trial begins Nov. 18

Published 7 years ago by: Pat Chinsley
at 06:27 AM, 28/10/2011 (7 years ago)

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja will on November 18 begin the trial of six alleged members of an Islamic sect; Boko Haram.
Shuaibu Abubakar, Salisu Ahmed, Umar Babagana, Mohammed Ali, Musa Adam and Umar Ibrahim have pleaded not guilty to a five-count charge, which includes criminal conspiracy and voluntarily causing grievous harm, slammed against them by the State Security Service (SSS).
The alleged offences are contrary to and punishable under Sections, 97 and 248(1) of the Penal Code Law, and section 15 (2) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Establishment Act 2004.
According to the charge, the accused allegedly, at various times within the Federal Capital Territory and Niger State prepared, planted and detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IED).
They are believed to be the brains behind the April bombing at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Suleja, Niger State, where 16 persons, including serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members died on the eve of the rescheduled National Assembly elections.
The accused persons also allegedly conspired with others at large to cause grievous bodily harm by unlawfully planting deadly substances which led to the death of three persons at a political rally in Suleja.
They also allegedly detonated explosives which killed three peace officers in Dakna village, Bwari.
The alleged offences are contrary to and punishable under sections 97 and 248(1) of the Penal Code Law.
When the matter came up yesterday, counsel to the six accused persons asked the court to grant them time to look into the proof of evidence served on them on Tuesday by the prosecution.
Justice Bilkisu Aliyu, after listening to the submissions, adjourned the case till November 18, for trial and ordered that the accused persons be remanded in the custody of the State Security Service.

via The Nation



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D-GodFather at 06:32 AM, 28/10/2011 (7 years ago)
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I dont know why Fed Govt should waste money on going to trial with these aboki fools, all they need to do is to set them ablaze n the case ends there.
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chicco77 at 09:14 PM, 30/08/2012 (7 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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PoliticxGuru at 07:20 PM, 19/08/2015 (4 years ago)
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Discharge and acquited
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