Court remands Boko Haram suspect in Kogi


A magistrates’ court in Lokoja has ordered that Adamu Anas Mohammed, be remanded in prison over alleged membership of Boko Haram terrorist group.


Chief magistrate Alhassan Husaini ordered that the accused be remanded in Koton-Karfe prison pending further investigation into the alleged offence.


Earlier, the prosecutor, Mohammed Abaji, told the court that Mohammed was arrested by security agents on April 6 at Obajana in Kogi, following intelligence report.

According to the prosecutor, Muhammed is a member of Boko Haram sect from Jimeta in Adamawa state and had been severally arrested for alleged involvement in terrorist activities.


However, Mohammed, denied the allegation, saying he used to worship with some members of the sect at in Yola Mosque.


Husaini therefoere adjourned the case until May 31 2017.