Alleged ThisDay Bomber Pleads Not Guilty

Channels Television
Publication Date:
6 February 2013
Legal and Judicial Affairs, Nigeria

A suspect arrested for planning to bomb ThisDay office in Kaduna, Mustapher Mohammed, on Monday, pleaded not guilty to one count charge of terrorism at an Abuja High Court.

Mustapher Umar was arrested on 26th April 2012 in a white Honda marked Al 306 MKA allegedly laden with improvised explosive devices.

He was found at Sog Complex, housing ThisDay Newspaper, The Moment and The Sun in Kaduna.

On the the same day, the ThisDay office complex was bombed in Jabi Area of Abuja.

When the charge was read to him, Umar pleaded not guilty.


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