13 July 2011
A Federal High Court in
on Wednesday fixed July 19 to take the plea of five police officers accused of unlawfully killing former leader of the Boko Haram sect, late Mohammed Yusuf. Abuja
Those charged to undergo the trial are J.B. Abang, Akeera, and Madu Buba, all assistant commissioners of police, Mohammed Ahmadu, a chief superintendent of police and Adamu Gado, a sergeant.
Justice Donatus Okorowo, who presided, said the adjournment was to allow the prosecutor to amend and file a fresh charge.