Boko Haram Claims Kidnapped Schoolgirls Converted To Islam, ‘Married Off’

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed in a new video that 219 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by the Islamist group’s militants from the remote town of Chibok in Nigeria in April, had converted to Islam and been married off.

The new video, obtained by Agence France-Presse, or AFP, on Friday, surfaces two weeks after the Nigerian military announced that Boko Haram had agreed to a cease-fire and would release the abducted schoolgirls. Shekau denied the claims by the Nigerian government in the video, ruling out chances of future talks, AFP reported.Read More…..

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