Breaking: Court denies Nnamdi Kanu bail, See why
Court has denied Nnamdi Kanu bail, IPOB chief to stay in detention.
Nnamdi Kanu, the chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra, has been denied bail by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja (IPOB).
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In her ruling on Kanu’s bail utility, Justice Binta Nyako said that the difficulty of Kanu’s absence up to now, courting again to 2017, have to be resolved earlier than his bail utility will be thought of.
Kanu additionally broke his earlier bail circumstances, in accordance with her, and his present bail utility is immature till that’s heard.
The Federal Government filed a six-count amended cost in opposition to Kanu on Wednesday morning, forward of the choice on the bail utility.
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However, Justice Nyako chastised the prosecution for submitting an amended cost simply hours earlier than the choice. She stated she did not discover out concerning the amended cost till she arrived at court docket the subsequent morning.
The prosecution, she claims, can not current the brand new amended cost to the court docket on the morning of the listening to.
The court docket famous that Kanu’s trial had been delayed quite a few instances since 2015 because of over 19 interlocutory functions filed within the case.
As a consequence, it pleaded with the events to permit the case to go to trial in order that the cost could possibly be decided.
Kanu had requested the court docket to launch him on bail, pending the end result of the cost in opposition to him, in an utility filed below sections 6(6) and 36(5) and (6) of the 1999 Constitution, as amended, in addition to sections 161, 162, 163 and 165 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, ACJA, 2015.