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Nigerian army releases 983 suspects cleared of alleged links to Boko Haram

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983 suspects arrested over an alleged link to Boko Haram have been released by the Nigerian army after months of investigation.

The detainees were handed over to Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum on Wednesday November 27, by the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole Major General Olusegun Adeniyi, after they were found to be innocent.

Speaking at the hand-over ceremony in Maiduguri, Governor Zulum said the former detainees will be rehabilitated before being reunited with their families.

This is coming after the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) shared a report of over 22,000 persons disappearing from the crisis ravaged north-east region since 2009.

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