There is tight security presence by the combined team of the police and the operatives of State Security Service (SSS) as the Federal Government brings the self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Maazi Nnamdi Kanu to the Federal High Court.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN on Tuesday announced that Kanu had been intercepted by operatives of Nigeria’s security intelligence.
PHOTOS: FG Intercepts Nnamdi Kanu
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, reveals the Nigerian Security Intelligence Agency has intercepted the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Credit: AGF pic.twitter.com/fhRL7UFvoK
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At a resumed trial, before Justice Binta Nyako, the court in a short ruling ordered that Kanu be remanded in the custody of the DSS until July 26, when the matter is fixed for continuation of trial.
The prosecution counsel, Shuabi Labaran told the court that adjournment in the trial became necessary to allow the defendant to get in touch with his lawyers.
Recall that Nnamdi Kanu was on 14th October 2015 arraigned by the FG over allegations of terrorism, money laundering, treason etc.
On 28th March 2019, his bail condition was revoked by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court.