DSS Seeks Withdrawal Of Case Against Nnamdi Kanu
The Department of State Service (DSS), has filed an application before a Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja seeking to withdraw the case of criminal conspiracy and criminal intimidation preferred against the leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
At the resumed hearing of the case on Monday, the prosecutor told the court that the DSS had uncovered fresh facts against the accused person who is also being tried for unlawfully belonging to an illegal society.
He added that the facts against the accused person requires further investigation.
Lawyer to the accused person, however, opposed the application on the ground that the State Service had refused to comply with the order of the court granting the accused person bail since October 19, 2015.
He further prayed the court to order the DSS to transfer the accused person to prison custody for easy access by his lawyers.
Magistrate Shuaibu Usman, after listening to arguments for and against the application for discontinuance, adjourned the case till December 1, 2015 for ruling.
The leader of the IPOB arrived the Abuja Chief Magistrate Court to answer criminal charges brought against him by the Federal Government.
The court had ordered the DSS to produce Mr Kanu unfailingly before it on Monday.