Nigeria jails 'Boko Haram' militants for life

2:42 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Nigeria jails 'Boko Haram' militants for life

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Four alleged members of the Islamist Boko Haram group have been sentenced to life for their role in bomb attacks that killed 19 people.
Four alleged members of the Islamist Boko Haram group have been sentenced to life for their role in bomb attacks that killed 19 people. They were found guilty of masterminding and carrying out attacks on an electoral commission office and a church last year. These are the heaviest sentences given to any Boko Haram suspects.