“Indeed, the penalty for those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive upon earth [to cause] corruption is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the land. That is for them a disgrace in this world; and for them in the Hereafter is a great punishment.” (Qur’an 5:33)
Shouldn’t John Kerry or Imam Rauf or David Cameron or someone who knows all about the true, peaceful Sharia head to Mubi now to explain to Boko Haram how they’re misunderstanding their peaceful, tolerant religion?
The outlawed Boko Haram sect has finally overtaken the city of Mubi, thus renaming it ‘Madinatul Islam”, meaning the city of Islam.
This shocking development shows that the insurgents are in total control of the town, which they recaptured last week from the Nigerian troops.
It was reported that the extremists had earlier hoisted its flag in some parts of the town, including the Palace of the Emir, which serves as its administrative headquarters.
Surprisingly, the sect on Monday announced the introduction of Sharia and the amputation of 10 people in the town, the second largest in the state.
One of the residents, Aliyu Bala, who disclosed the renaming of Mubi on Tuesday to Punch, said that the sect had set up check-points in strategic parts of the community.
“They are keeping vigil in every nook and cranny of the town and calling on residents who ran away to come back to their homes. They are also asking those in communities in the four Local Government Areas which they captured to return because their safety will be assured,” Bala added.
He said the development had forced many residents to abandon their homes.
A lawyer, Sunday Wugira, who went to Maiha to pick up his aged parens [sic] also confirmed that many trapped residents were secretly fleeing.
He said, ‘‘I was in Maiha a few hours ago, the plight of the people I saw was simply beyond imagination. We were in a commercial bus when some fleeing soldiers said we must adjust for them to get space in the bus.
“The insurgents don’t want any election. They have restated their vow to capture the whole state in no distant time”, he added….
“They provided security during the market day in Uba last Thursday while promising to continue to give marketers and residents who come to the area utmost security as long as they complied with Islamic rules….