Kanu Reveals Why He Escaped from Nigeria During Trial in Court Today

Kanu Reveals Why He Escaped from Nigeria During Trial in Court Today

Following the latest reports of the arrest and extradition of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu has explained during his court trial today why he escaped from Nigeria.

 Mr. Kanu made this known today, Tuesday 29, 2021 when he was brought before the Federal High Court, Abuja accompanied by heavy security operatives.

Sahara Reporters reported that, the secessionist was sneaked to the court blindfolded by the men of the Department of State Services DSS. He hand were handcuffed and legs chained.

Kanu disclosed the reason why he absonded after he asked the presiding judge, Binta Nyako for permission to address the court and talk about his own side of the story.

Upon being granted permission, Kanu told the court that his house was unlawfully invaded by security men with his life seriously threatened.

The Biafran leader further alleged that he would have been killed along with others on the day of the invasion if not for the wisdom he applied to flee the country.

The prosecution however applied that Kanu jumped bail and should be remanded at DSS custody. 

See also: How Kanu Was Arrested

Justice Nyanko granted the application and adjourned the matter to July 26, 2021. 

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has on Tuesday announced that Kanu was intercepted by operatives of Nigeria’s security intelligence. 

Kanu was on October 14, 2015, arraigned by the Nigerian Government over allegations of terrorism, money laundering, treason, etc.

On March 28, 2019, his bail condition was revoked by Justice Nyako.

Source: Sahara Reporters

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