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Former Chief Justice's son wanted over ISIS connection

05 March 2015, 16:06

Lagos - The son of Former Chief Justice of Nigeria Muhammadu Uwais has been declared wanted over his alleged membership of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group, Vanguard reports.

The son of the 79-year-old Justice Uwais, who served as the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria from 1995 till 2006, is said to be actively involved with the terrorist group.

He was said to have left Nigeria for Syria few days ago with his two wives and children to allegedly enlist and fight alongside the Isis terrorists who presently control large territories in Iraq, Syria and Libya.

Also read:ISIS execute football fans for watching Iraq play Jordan

It would be recalled that on December 25, 2009, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the youngest son of Katsina’s Umaru Mutallab, a rich Nigerian banker and businessman, who had earlier served as a federal minister in the 1970s was arrested after a foiled attempt to use underwear bomb to blow up an aircraft en route from Amsterdam to Detroit, Michigan on the instructions of Al-Qaeda terrorist group which he is a member.

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