FG arraigns Abuja Bomb blasts’ Suspects


Suspected-Mastermind-of-Kuje-and-Nyanya-Bomb-blast-300x225The federal government yesterday in Abuja arraigned five suspected members of the Boko Haram sect who allegedly bombed Nyanya and Kuje areas of Abuja on October 2. About 20 persons died and several others injured in the attack.

The accused persons, Abdulazeez Muhazab, Ishaka Salihu, Mohammed Jimoh, Abdulwaheed Nasiru and Abdullahi Nasiru were put on trial on a five-count terrorism related charges at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

They were charged with conspiracy, contrary to section 17 of the Terrorism Prevention Amendment Act 2013, act of terrorism contrary to section 2(a) of the same Act, act preparatory to an act of terrorism contrary to section 2(b) of the same act and accessory to an act of terrorism contrary to section 2(g) of the same act also.

Count one of the charge reads: “That you Abdulzeez Muhazab, Ishaka Salihu, Mohammed Jimoh, Abdulawaheed Nasiru, Abdullahi Nasiru and others (now at large) on or about the 2nd October, 2015 at Kuje town and Jikwoyi Park, Nyanya in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja conspired amongst yourselves to carry out a bomb attack by the use of Improvised Explosives Devices being an act punishable under section 17 of Terrorism (Prevention) (Amendment) Act 2013.

“ That you Abdulazeez Muhazab, Ishaka Salihu, Mohammed Jimoh, Abdulwaheed Nasiru, Abdullahi Nasiru and others (now at large) on or about the 2nd October, 2015 at Jikwoyi Park in Nyanya in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja did carry out a bomb attack using Improvised Explosives Devices (IED) which resulted in the death of scores of innocent citizens and many others sustained various degree of injuries as well as destroying properties being an act punishable under section 2 (a) of Terrorism (Prevention) (Amendment) Act 2013”.

“ That you Abdulazeez Muhazab, Ishaka Salihu, Mohammed Jimoh, Abdulwaheed Nasiru, Abdullahi Nasiru and others (now at large) on or about the 2nd October, 2015 at Kuje town in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja did carry out a bomb attack using Improvised Explosives Devices (IED) which resulted in the death of scores of innocent citizens and many others sustained various degree of injuries as well as destroying properties being an act punishable under section 2 (a) of Terrorism (Prevention) (Amendment) Act 2013”. -Leadership

 


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