Boko Haram: Detained Daily Trust Regional Editor regains freedom

Boko Haram: Detained Daily Trust Regional Editor regains freedom

The regional editor, Daily Trust Newspaper, Uthman Abubakar, who was arrested, alongside a reporter, when soldiers stormed the Maiduguri office of the newspaper has been released.

The Editor-in-Chief of Daily Trust, Mannir Dan-Ali, announced the release.

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He was brought back to the Maiduguri office of the newspaper by an unnamed Major who handed him over to a Security officer at the office.

Uthman, who maintains that he was courteously treated, however, said his mobile phones and laptop were still with the military.

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He said they told him that they needed time to finish the forensic checks they were carrying out on the equipment.

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