Military tribunal finds 12 soldiers guilty of revolt and attempted murder of commanding officer after an ambush by insurgents
Twelve soldiers fighting an Islamist insurgency in north-east Nigeria have been sentenced to death by firing squad for mutiny and attempted murder of their commanding officer.
In a decision read out early on Tuesday by Brig Gen Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the military tribunal found 12 soldiers guilty and cleared five others. One was sentenced ...
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Added September 16, 2014
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