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Boko Haram 10 suspected terrorists face trial in Chad over suicide attacks

The suspects, one of whom is Nigerian, Mahamat Mustapha, will be the first to be tried for the offence in Chad.

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10 suspected members of terrorist sect, Boko Haram will soon be tried in Chad over their alleged involvement in the June 2015 bombings which took place in the capital, N'Djamena.

Boko Haram suspects arrested in Borno State play

Boko Haram suspects arrested in Borno State

(Sahara Reporters)

 

The suspects, one of whom is Nigerian, Mahamat Mustapha, will be the first to be tried for the offence in Chad, according to AFP.

Boko Haram suspects arrested in Borno State play

Boko Haram suspects arrested in Borno State

(Sahara Reporters)

 

"The 10 suspected perpetrators stand accused of murder using explosives, illegal possession of weapons of war and criminal conspiracy," a judicial source told AFP.

A poster advertising for the search of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is pasted on a wall in Baga village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, in the north-eastern state of Borno May 13, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Cocks play A poster advertising for the search of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is pasted on a wall in Baga village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, in the north-eastern state of Borno May 13, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Cocks

 

Mustapha, who is also known as Bana Fanaye, is said to have masterminded the twin attacks which left 38 people dead and more than 100 injured.

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