SAfrica trial of Nigerian terror suspect resumes

first_img Comments   Share   Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement The vital role family plays in society Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of Sponsored Stories JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The trial has resumed in South Africa of Nigerian Henry Okah, who is accused of masterminding terrorist attacks in the Nigerian city of Abuja in 2010.Okah appeared in a Johannesburg courtroom exactly two years after the two car bombings that he is alleged to have staged killed 12 people and injured at least 36. Prosecutors say Okah was leader of the Nigerian separatist group Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, or MEND, which claimed responsibility for the attacks. He faces charges of engaging in terrorist activities, conspiracy to engage in terrorist activity, and delivering, placing, and detonating an explosive device. He was arrested in Johannesburg the day after the attacks.center_img In court Monday he sat impassively as prosecutors made their opening remarks.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Top Stories How do cataracts affect your vision?last_img