Abuja high court remands 400 Boko Haram suspects in DSS custody

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court, gave the department of state service, DSS, the nod to retain 400 Boko Haram suspects in its custody for 90 days.

The suspects are to be kept at a detention camp at Kainji, Niger state till April 10 when they will be docked for terrorism related offences.

Justice Babatunde Quadri granted the remand order after he heard an ex-parte application the DSS filed through its lawyer, Geraldine Okafor.

The DSS told the court that though the suspects were arrested about five years ago, investigation could not be completed because the alleged terrorism offence involved other countries like Niger, chad and Cameroon.

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