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Court Grants Former NSA Dasuki Bail

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Dasuki in Court Today

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday granted bail to former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki, arraigned before the court for illegal possession of firearms.

According to reports, Justice Adeniyi Ademola granted Dasuki bail on self-recognition, after he pleaded not guilty.

However, the judge directed Dasuki to submit his passport to the Deputy Chief Registrar of the court.

The Department of State Service (DSS) arraigned the former NSA on a one-count charge of illegal possession of arms, contrary to Section 27(1Ai) of the Firearms Act of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Prosecution Counsel, Mohammed Diri, told the court that during a search on the accused person’s resident on July 16, the items were found in his possession.

They include 5 Tavor assault rifles, 20 magazine ammunitions, small magazine containing 16 rounds of ammunitions and bigger magazine containing live ammunitions, among others.

The court adjourned the case till Oct. 26 and 27 for hearing.

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4 Comments

  1. Gerry

    September 1, 2015 at 1:36 pm

    Typical. Didn’t expect anything different. Our legal system is wack!

  2. *gbemi*

    September 1, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    Fine Man!

  3. chuma

    September 1, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Why only him. Na wah for this regime

  4. Jerry Jones

    September 1, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    See the faces of nigerian rogues

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