Lagos - Against the criticisms trailing the judgment of the Federal High court which sentenced some Boko Haram members to prison terms, Lagos State government explained that the convicts were yet to carry out an act of terrorism, Nation reports.
The state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Ade Ipaye, said 17 suspects were initially arraigned before Justice Ibrahim Buba as at March, 2013, but by November of same year, they had been reduced to four suspects because no concrete evidence to prosecute them.
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Ipaye noted, 13 suspects had to be released because further investigation carried out on them revealed that there was no sufficient evidence to continue to hold them.
The list of the four suspects eventually convicted before Justice Ibrahim Buba toi include Ali Mohammed, Adamu Karumi, Ibrahim Usman and Bala Haruna.
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