Lawyer’s absence stalls trial of Boko Haram leader, Kabiru Sokoto

Kabiru Sokoto
Kabiru Sokoto escorted out of court in Abuja

Kabiru Sokoto will take his plea in April.

The absence of a defence lawyer on Wednesday stalled the trial of Kabiru Sokoto at a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Kabiru Sokoto, a Boko Haram leader, was re-arrested by security officials after initially escaping from the hands of the police.

The accused is expected to take his plea before the court on April 19.

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