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Over 1,000 Boko Haram Suspects Convicted In 18 Months

The Lawyer-Common of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has disclosed that over 1,000 Boko Haram suspects have been convictedfor terrorism-related court docket instances within the final 18 months.
Malami made the revelationon Thursday throughout the month-to-month Ministerial Briefing organised by the Presidential Communications Staff on the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The minister disclosed that 312 convictions had been secured in varied different legal instances throughout the final 18 months and 45 conviction had been additionally secured by the Advanced Casework Group, Maritime unit.
He stated: The ministry has up to now secured over 1000 convictions on terrorism. Convictions have additionally been secured in 45 instances by the Advanced Casework Group, Maritime unit, and the particular job pressure on electrical energy offences and throughout the 13 zonal places of work of the Ministry.
He famous that his ministry, by way of the CCG unit, is coordinating the following part of terrorism-related trials in collaboration with the federal excessive court docket, the Authorized Help Council, and the Protection Headquarters.
Malami additionally defined that his ministry has efficiently filed an extradition continuing in opposition to suspended DCP Abba Kyari consistent with a Mutual Authorized Help request from america of America.
He stated: “My workplace has efficiently processed over 350 Mutual Authorized Help and 50 extradition requests together with extradition proceedings in opposition to suspended DCP Abba Kyari from america of America.”

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