Thursday, January 28, 2016

Boko Haram: Kabiru Sokoto Lashes out at Federal Govt of Nigeria

Convicted Boko Haram member, Kabiru Umar (also known as Kabiru Sokoto) is infuriated with agents of the Federal Government for their actions which are allegedly frustrating his efforts to appeal his conviction and sentence, The Nation reports.

Sokoto was on December 20, 2013 sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja in connection with 2011 Christmas day bomb blast that killed about 44 persons and wounded 75 others at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Madalla, Niger State.

In a fresh motion on notice filed before the Federal High Court, Abuja by his lawyer, Sheriff Okoh, Sokoto alleged the Comptroller of Prisons and his men have made it impossible to access his lawyer, to enable him perfect his appeal process.


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