Abuja - The hearing of the motion filed by
the Federal Government seeking to revoke the bail granted Sambo Dasuki, the
immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA), is set to resume at the Federal
High Court in Abuja this morning.
At the last resumed hearing of the suit, lawyer to the
federal government, Mohammed Diri, told the court that a notice of appeal has
been lodged at the Court of Appeal challenging the judgment of the court
granting bail to the former National Security Adviser.
Dasuki, who had pleaded not guilty to previous charges of
alleged illegal possession of firearms and money-laundering preferred against
him by DSS had earlier been granted bail by a Federal High Court to enable him
seek medical attention.
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Dasuki, despite securing bail on self-recognition in
September, is in custody for allegedly stealing $2 billion and accused of
awarding phantom contracts to buy 12 helicopters, four fighter jets, and
ammunition meant for the Nigeria's military campaign against Boko Haram
Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS)
arrested him on Tuesday.
The agency had been laying siege to his residence for
about a month and restricted his movement.
He was on Wednesday been moved to the
Headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
- CAJ News