Military Set to Prosecute 350 Boko Haram Suspects

The Nigerian Army announced on Friday, June 19, that three hundred and fifty suspected members of Boko Haram are to go on trial for alleged terrorism.

According to the Army Chief of Administration, Major General Adamu Abubakar, the suspects are among the 504 Boko Haram members currently in detention.

Abubakar said in Abuja that two Joint Investigation Teams, set up by the defence headquarters to investigate, screen and categorize suspected insurgents in detention, established prima facie cases against the 350 suspects.

Their file cases have already been forwarded to the office of the Attorney General of the Federation/Justice Minister.


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