Dasuki lands in fresh trouble as court delivers verdict

By Post Nigeria February 8, 2016 15:38

Dasuki lands in fresh trouble as court delivers verdict

It was a victory at last for the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government as Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the Federal capital Territory, FCT, High Court, Abuja, on Monday struck out the application of the former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki to stop his trial.

Dasuki had sought three prayers from the court, ultimately to stop his trial on seven grounds, implicit in the violation of his rights to bail by the federal government.

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However, Justice Baba-Yusuf held that the central issue to be considered was whether or not the federal government was in contempt of court for failing to release the accused person after he was granted bail.

He ruled that the federal government was not in contempt of court because it was a stranger agent, adding that it was the DSS that was holding him, and not the EFCC, which is the main prosecution in the case.

He thereafter struck out Dasuki’s application for lacking in merit.

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