The Abubakar Shekau-led faction of the Boko Haram sect has released a video of the execution of drug dealers.

The video showed some men bounded by the sect while being whipped mercilessly amid cheers from a local crowd.

Before their final execution, the leader read their offences and sentences before the crowd, who cheered him in excitement.

The were asked to face the earth and were shot at close range, while the crowd chorused ‘Alahu Akbar’ (God is Great).

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