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Court grants Dasuki bail

18 December 2015, 13:05

Abuja - A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Friday granted bail to former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, and four others standing trial for alleged money laundering and criminal breach of trust, reports Premium Times.

Dasuki alongside the four are standing trial over a 19-count charge preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on behalf of the federal government.

The four others standing trial are a former director of finance at the office of the NSA, Shuaibu Salisu, a former Group General Manager of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Aminu Baba Kusa and two firms, Acacia Holdings Limited and Reliance Reference Hospital.

Also read: WATCH: #Dasukigate: The wrap sheet

Ruling on their bail applications, Justice Husseini Baba Yusuf granted them bail on the condition that each of the accused produce a surety with N250 Million each

The sureties, according to the trial judge, must be a serving or retired civil servant not lower than the rank of a director.

The civil servant must also show possession of a property within the FCT worth the same amount.

The judge also ordered the accused  to submit their international passport to the court’s registrar.

The accused were docked on Monday on a 19-count charge bordering on money laundering and criminal breach of trust to the tune of N13b.

Read more at Premium Times

- News 24


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