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Boko Haram spokesman rearrested in Senator Ndume's residence

16 September 2016, 18:12

Maiduguri - The self-confessed spokesman of Boko Haram, Ali Sanda Umar Konduga (a.ka Al-Zawahiri) has been rearrested, reports Vanguard.

He was rearrested at the Maiduguri residence of Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume.

Ndume, who is the Senate leader, represents Borno South Senatorial District in the upper chamber.

Konduga was sentenced to three years imprisonment without option of fine but was released last week.

He was rearrested by some good Samaritans and policemen attached to Government Reservation Area (GRA) Police Station after he sneaked into the Senator’s house.

Also read: Boko Haram: Witness names Ndume as financier

Konduga according to family source was in the Senator’s house purposely to apologize to the immediate family for indicting Ndume, who was charged for providing Konduga with politicians’ phone numbers and not disclosing information to authorities under Nigeria’s Terrorism Prevention Act”.

The Senator is still in Saudi Arabia for the 2016 Hajj exercise.

Konduga was arraigned before Abuja High Court along with Senator Ali Ndume, whom he  said was sponsoring him to undertake Boko Haram activities according to News 24

Ndume had, however pleaded not guilty to charges.


- News 24


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