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KABIRU SOKOTO JAILED FOR LIFE

Kabiru Sokoto under surveillance by security operatives
Kabiru Sokoto under surveillance by security operatives
A Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday morning sentenced Kabiru Sokoto, mastermind of the 2011 Christmas day bombing of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Madalla, Niger State to life imprisonment.

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He is also alleged to have trained over 500 men on how to assemble and detonate improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

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He was also accused of facilitating terrorism by planting bombs at police headquarters and other establishments in 2007 and 2012, at Mabira, Sokoto State.

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In sentencing Sokoto to life imprisonment, Justice Adeniyi Ademola relied on the confessional statement made by the Boko Haram Kingpin.

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