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Zakzaky’s chief security officer re-arraigned on terrorism charge

Zakzaky’s chief security officer re-arraigned on terrorism charge
April 03
16:38 2017

The federal high court has re-arraigned Haruna Abbas, chief security officer to Ibraheem Zakzaky, and two others before Anwuli Chikere of the federal high court Abuja.

Abbas alongside Ibrahim Musa and Adam Suleiman were initially arraigned before Adeniyi Ademola, a judge of the federal high court.

Ademola is being tried for corruption.

According to NAN, the trio were re-arraigned before Chikere on an amended 8-count criminal charge for allegedly supporting terrorism between 2009 and 2013.

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They are accused of sending people to Iran for terrorism training.

At the court on Monday, Chike Nnenna, prosecuting counsel, urged the court to accept the charge.

The defendants plead “not guilty” to the charges.

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Aliyu Musa, counsel to Abbas, informed the court about his client’s health condition and attempted to move an application but the refused it and asked him to represent it on the next adjourned date.

The judge adjourned the case till May 11 for hearing of the motion and ordered that the defendants be remanded in prison custody.

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