abiru Sokoto moved to Kirikiri, rejects prison food
The mastermind of Mandala bomb blast, Kabiru Sokoto has been moved to the Maximum Security Prison, Kirikiri, Lagos, DailyPost has learnt.
Sokoto, who was sentenced to life imprisonment by an Abuja Federal High Court for his role in terrorist activities, including the December 25, 2011 bombing of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Mandala, Niger State in December was yesterday moved to the high walls of the Kirikiri Prison amid tight security.
The Federal government did not give any reason for its action, but sources squealed that their decision to moved the sect kingpin from Abuja might not be unconnected to the ongoing activities of the terror group in the region.
A reliable insider further hinted DailyPost that since Sokoto arrived the prison, he has not spoken to anybody or eaten food, an action that has stirred worries among prison warders.
“He refused to talk or eat. We don’t know what his plan is but we pray he doesn’t have any bad intention,” the visibly worried insider further hinted our reporter.
Before meeting his waterloo, the convict was the leader of Boko Haram in Sokoto State. This was according to evidence that emerged in the course of his trial, which lasted six months.
Justice Adeniyi Ademola found him guilty of facilitating terrorist activities in Sokoto State, and having prior knowledge of the bomb attack at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, zuba.
Kabiru Sokoto, who was finally apprehended by the operatives of the State Security Service in the Borno State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja after escaping from the custody of the police was arraigned by the Federal Government on April 19, 2013 on a two count charge bordering on terrorism. SOURCE