Reports of AWOL Nigerian Police In the Face of Boko Haram Attacks

According to a Premium Times report, 167 policemen absconded from duty after they learned they would be deployed in its campaign against militant group Boko Haram's insurgency. These claims have however been denied by military personnel but Premium Times has said it is "sticking to its story".

Nigeria Police (file photo)


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