Amaechi arrested over Boko Haram link


A 27 years old young man identified as Amaechi Fred O. has been arrested by the police for alleged involvement with Boko Haram.

According to reports, Amaechi who is suspected of being a member of Boko Haram and killing people in Nigeria during attacks on schools and a village has been arrested in Germany, the federal prosecutor said on Friday.

Reuters reported that the 27 years old was detained last Wednesday in Bavaria and a day later a judge issued an arrest warrant and ordered that he be remanded in custody, the chief federal prosecutor said in a statement.

“He is strongly suspected of being a member of the foreign terrorist organisation Boko Haram,” the statement said.

Amaechi was said to have joined Boko Haram in 2013 and had participated in four attacks against Nigerian civilians during his one year membership with the group

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