A Nigerian soldier has been condemned to death for allegedly killing a Boko Haram terrorist suspect.
Nigerian Soldier Sentenced to Death for Killing Boko Haram Suspect
The Army General Court Martial in Borno State has sentenced a soldier to death for killing a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Punch reported.
The soldier identified as Lance Corporal Hillary Joel was said to have carried out the murder during a cordon and search operation by the army in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.
It was gathered that the soldier reportedly set the suspect ablaze, leading his death. Others who faced the court martial with him were handed different sanctions, including jail terms and demotions.