Court Strikes Out Eight Of 15 Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu |nigeria news today headlines update today

Court Strikes Out Eight Of 15 Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu

The Federal state supreme court in abuja has struck out eight of the fifteen counts against the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

The fifteen charges that bordered on terrorist act were filed against Kanu by the central.

When the case resumed on friday at the court within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Justice Binta Nyako struck out eight of the costs while delivering a ruling on the validity of the charges.

She held that within the instant preliminary objection application, counts six, seven, eight, nine, 10, 11, 12, and fourteen haven’t disclosed any offence by the suspect.

Court Strikes Out Eight Of 15 Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu |nigeria news today headlines update today
Court Strikes Out Eight Of 15 Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu |nigeria news today headlines update today

The judge, however, acknowledged that counts one, two, three, four, five, 13, and fifteen showed some allegations against the IPOB leader, spoken language the trial of the suspect would proceed on those counts.

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According to her, rendition for the aim of criminal investigation is allowed and in the instant case, there’s a arrest warrant on the suspect, satisfy to say he’s a fugitive before the court.

On the issue of the proscription of IPOB, the judge held that the case was pending before the appeal court and per se, the order proscribing the organisation was subsisting till it was vacated.

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