Saturday, September 1, 2012

Sect Kills by Phone Calls (Nigeria)

The Nation [Nigeria]
31 August 2012

By Adekunle Jimoh

The Kwara State Police Command has dispelled rumours of the alleged killing of people by the Boko Haram sect through phone calls.

The police denounced the stories contained in text messages as untrue and advised people to ignore them.

The alleged killings through phone calls had created apprehension among people of the state recently.

The text message reads: "Do not pick any call from this number (08061197911) because Boko Haram sect has been killing people through the number.

"They have killed four people in Ilorin this month.  Two people have also been killed at Egbe, while Mr. Adediran at Omu-Aran died this morning, send it to your people." [...]

Saturday Tribune [Nigeria]
1 September 2012
Written by Biola Azeez, Ilorin