FG charges Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyers as accomplices

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The Federal Government has amended its charges against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and will re-araign him on a six-count of treasonable felony.

The amendment which came on a day the trial Judge, Justice Binta Nyako fixed to hear an application Kanu filed to be released on bail, pending the determination of the charge against him also saw his lawyers, Ifeanyi Ejiofor and Maxwell Opara listed as accomplices.

Vanguard reports that the FG alleged that the said lawyers, were constantly in contact with Kanu after he jumped bail and fled the country.

Justice Binta Nyako had on April 8, struck out eight out of the 15-count treasonable felony charge FG preferred against Kanu.

Justice Nyako held that the charges were mere repetitions that did not disclose any offence that could be sustained by the proof of evidence before the court.

FG had in the counts that were struck out, purported that Kanu had through his broadcasts, incited members of the public to not only stage a violent revolution but to attack police officers and also destroy public facilities in Lagos State.