The Nigerian Army has debunked the claims by the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiite, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zazzaky, that some members of his Sect, including his three sons who died during the exchange of gunfire with soldiers last Friday were killed extra-judicially.
This clarification was made Sunday by the Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Olajide Laleye who in a text message denied the claims that members of the El-Zarkzaky group were taken away alive to some locations where they were later executed.
“Its wrong, its false, its not true. On the contrary, they are the ones that arrested two of my soldiers, took them to their Camp and brutalized and later set them free.
“All those things being reflected in the media is not true. The deaths recorded was the one that occurred during the exchange of fire in self defence”. (THISDAY)