Court Strikes Out Legal Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu, But Leaves Him In Jail

By KayCee December 16, 2015 21:13

A Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja today, December 16, discharged the cases against the director of the Indigenous People Of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu.

According to Vincent Obette, Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, the key Biafran Republic agitator has however not yet been released from custody.

Obette said: “Mr. Kanu has been discharged but not released from custody. There are no legal charges on his neck anywhere in the world.”


Obette also added that there will be another court hearing on a related matter tomorrow at the Federal High Court in Abuja, where they “hope to conclude the matter.”

Earlier in the day at the ruling the chief magistrate, Shuaibu Usman struck out all criminal charges levelled against Kanu.

Usman said that since the State Security Services (SSS) through its lawyer Moses Idakwo had filed for a discontinuation of the case, the accused is thereby discharged.

Kanu who is also the director of Radio Biafra and television, was on Saturday, October 17, arrested in Lagos by security operatives, shortly after he arrived Nigeria from his base in the United Kingdom.



By KayCee December 16, 2015 21:13