by Samuel Abasi Last updated on August 6th, 2017,

​militants has confirmed that it abducted several senior Nigerian policewomen during​ attack on a joint police/military convoy near Maiduguri​ on June 20 with it’s leader saying the policewomen were abducted to serve as slaves.

Abubakar Shekau, the Islamist terror sect’s leader said this in a new video in a tirade which lasted for about 10 minutes‎​. His speech is then followed by scenes of the fierce attack, which took place on the Maiduguri-Damboa road.

The video shows graphic contents of one of the terror victims, as well as images of another set of victims perhaps about to be beheaded​.

Shekau ​mocked the Nigerian government for lying that militants had been defeated. ‎He said

“I want to tell you that we are the one that attacked the convoy, here are the vehicles for all to witness, we are the ones that abducted the female police officers​. ​I​n fact, they are senior female police officers.

What we did is nothing when compared to our women, children, and friends that have been wiped out or arrested for many years by the Nigerian government. We only abducted them to serve as slaves to us”‎.

The footage shows only still images of the abducted women, but no video.

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