A Court in Nigeria has released 475 people allegedly affiliated with Boko Haram for rehabilitation, the justice ministry announced on Sunday.
The country’s biggest legal investigation of the militant Islamist insurgency continues despite the instability. in the oil rich country.
Three suicide bombers killed at least 18 people in an attack on a crowded market in Maiduguri, northern Nigeria, on Friday night.
More than 20,000 people have been killed and two million forced to flee their homes in northeastern Nigeria since Boko Haram began an insurgency in 2009 aimed at creating an Islamic state.
45 people suspected of Boko Haram links had been convicted and jailed.
468 suspects were discharged and 28 suspects were remanded for trial in Abuja or Minna.