9 November 2012
Nigeria: Police - Escape of Boko Haram Suspect 'Untrue'
By Misbahu Bashir
Suspected Boko Haram sect members.
The police headquarters in Abuja yesterday denied allegation saying that a suspected Boko Haram member has slipped away from police custody.
A statement by police spokesman Chief Superintendent Frank Mba said, "the attention of the police high command has been drawn to a news flash being relayed by a television on November 8, alleging the escape from police custody in Abuja, of one Mohammed Sani purported to be a top Boko Haram member. "The Police authority hereby informs the public that the information being circulated by is totally untrue and should be disregarded in its entirety."
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