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Nigerian govt arraigns Miyetti Allah leader Bodejo

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

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

He was arraigned on Friday on a three-count charge filed by the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, in which he was 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 till May 27 for the commencement of trial.

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