- Three Boko Haram suspects have been arraigned in a court in Lokoja
- Two of them are allegedly computer analysts with the dreadful group
- The third suspect is believed to be a herbalist working with the group
Two Boko Haram suspects believed to be computer analysts and another one, suspected to be a herbalist, have been arraigned at the Lokoja Chief Magistrate’s Court. The suspects, Abdullahi Habib Audu, Bashiru Yahaya, believed to be computer specialists and Ahmed Momoh, a herbalist were arraigned before Chief Magistrate Levi Animoku on Friday, September 8.
The Punch reports that the prosecuting counsel, Mohammed Abaji, told the court that the suspects the accused and other at large were arrested in June 2017 by the troops of the Nigerian Army and Directorate of State Security. Abaji said that two of the suspects phone numbers were investigated and there were calls and messages that shows that they carried out repairs of the terrorists group’s computers and other electronic components. He described the third suspect, Momoh, as one who prepared “medicine/ruqya” for members of the dreadful group and their families before and during operations.
9gist.com reports that the Nigerian Army has said that the leader of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group Abubakar Shekau is scared of being apprehended. The army’s director of public relations, Sani Usman, on Wednesday, September 6, said Shekau is already worried of the sustained military attacks on locations used by the group. Usman, a brigadier general, while reacting to a recent video released by the sect’s leader said the claims made by Shekau are fake and false.