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Rescued Chibok schoolgirl's name confirmed, imposter husband arrested

18 May 2016, 19:50

Lagos - The Nigerian Army has confirmed the real name of the rescued Chibok schoolgirl as Amina Ali and has also arrested a Boko Haram terrorist claiming to be her husband, Vanguard reports.

The terrorist, Mohammed Hayatu, claimed to be her husband in an attempt to evade being arrested by the Nigerian army.

Also read: Chibok girl found, first since abduction by Boko Haram

After preliminary investigations, Ali, who is the mother of a 4-month old daughter along with the terrorist were taken to Maiduguri for further medical attention and screening.

According to earlier reports made in the Premium Times, Ali stated that six of the 219 missing Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 are dead.

Ali also claims that the rest of the kidnapped girls are in the Sambisa forest.

For more on this story, visit Vanguard.

- News 24


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