NIGERIA: MILITARY DENIES PASSING DEATH SENTENCE ON SOLDIERS
September 18, 2013: The Nigerian Army, 3 Armored Division, Maxwell Kobe Cantonment, Rukuba, Jos,Â has denied that its Court MartialÂ has sentenced some soldiers to death and others to jail over Boko Haram.
The Cantonment described the report as totally untrue, adding that the court martial is still ongoing and has not concluded proceedings.
Addressing some newsmen in Jos, the Deputy Director of the cantonment, Col Texas Chukuwu said the report titledÂ â€˜18 Soldiers Get Death, Jail over Boko Haramâ€™ was a mere figmentÂ of the reporterâ€™s imagination. (Sources: thisdaylive.com, 18/09/2013)