Nnamdi Kanu to be remanded in DSS custod, case adjourned till July 26

Justice Binta Nyako of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered theater Nnamdi Kanu, be remanded in DSS custody.

The remand order was sequel to an application made by the Federal government through its lawyer, Shuaibu Labaran.

Ruling on the request for his remand in the custody of the DSS, Justice Nyako held that the lawyers of the leader of the Indigenious People of Biafra IPOB, be informed of his rearrest.

The judge subsequently adjourned till July 26 for the continuation of the trial.

Kanu was rearrested on Sunday, June 27 and extradited to Nigeria after jumping bail in 2017. Recall that the IPOB leader, was granted bail in 2017 but jumped bail and was declared wanted by the government.

Federal government is also holding Kanu responsible for the increase in violence in the South East part of the country.

 

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