JUST IN: FG arraigns Miyetti Allah leader Bodejo for alleged terrorism

The Federal government, on Friday, arraigned the leader of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Bodejo, before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Bodejo is charged for allegedly establishing and supporting unlawfully an ethnic militia group known as Kungiya Zaman Lafiya.

He was arraigned on a three-count charge filed by the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, in which he is accused of violating the Terrorism (Prevention and Prohibition) Act, 2022.

Bodejo pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to him, following which Justice Inyang Ekwo ordered that he be further detained in the custody of the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA).

Justice Ekwo adjourned the matter to May 27 for the commencement of trial.

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