Suspected male students of the University of Maiduguri, Borno State who allegedly posed as Boko Haram members to attack their fellow students and perpetrate crime by stealing from them have been arrested by the Nigerian Army.
There is however a trending video of some military officers with the culprits.
In the video, a senior military officer told reporters who were present while the criminals were being paraded that
All of them are claiming Boko Haram. What I fear now is that those who went to the University to attack that day may not be Boko Haram. It may be these students trying to attack students and to collect money. They may not be Boko Haram. They may not be Boko Haram. You know if you kill somebody’s goat now, you will shout Boko Haram”.
Watch video below:
Early this month on the 15th, soldiers had repelled an attack on University of Maiduguri by some men believed to be Boko Haram members. The senior military officer in the trending video believes the suspected Boko Haram members might be students of the school who had hid under the cover of Boko Haram to in order to commit crimes.
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