Judge fines Prosecution Counsel 200,000 naira for absence in Nnamdi Kanu’s co-defendants’ trial.

Written by on February 2, 2022

Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Prosecution Counsel, to pay 200, 000 naira for stalling the day’s proceeding in the trial of co-defendants in Nnamdi Kanu on treasonable felony charge.

Justice Nyako ordered that each of the four defendants be paid 50,000 naira by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) for the inconveniences they suffered as a result of the lead counsel, Shuaib Labaran’s absence in court.

The four defendants who are members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudike, Benjamin Maduagwu and David Nwaurusi are being tried alongside Mr Kanu, leader of the IPOB.

She then fixed March 17 for trial continuation.

Seun Fakorede


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