Tuesday, September 20, 2011

How I helped in Boko Haram bombings, Ezimako, mastermind, tells court

Sun News
14 September 2011

…As SSS arraigns 8 suspects

One of the alleged masterminds and prime suspects of the bombing in Suleja, Niger State, Ahmed Hassan Ezimako, yesterday told the court how Boko Haram attacked the All Christian Fellowship Mission and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office and other areas between April and May 2011.

Ezimako, who is a Boko Haram convert from Imo State, was among eight suspects arraigned in an
Abuja Chief Magistrates Court
yesterday by the State Security Service (SSS) on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy to commit felony
.  Others arraigned with him were Shuaibu Abubakar, Umar BabaGana Umar, Mohammed Ali, Musa Adam, Mohammed, Umar Ibrahim and Salisu Ahmed.

They were said to have criminally conspired to commit “a felony to wit: criminal intimidation and threat to life and, voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous means contrary to Section 97, 248, Sub Section 1 and 397 of the Penal Code punishable under the same section.”

However, prosecuting counsel, Mr. Cliff Osagie, told the court that one Basha, who is the architect of the crime, along with others was still at large.

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