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Court rejects Abdurasheed Maina’s bail request

The Federal Excessive Court docket, Abuja, has refused to grant Abdulrasheed Maina, a former Chairman of defunct Pension Reformed Activity Pressure Staff (PRTT) bail.

Recall that the court docket, on November 18, 2020, revoked Maina’s bail and ordered his arrest after he jumped bail.

The court docket additionally granted the EFCC’s request that his trial within the fraud expenses is performed in his absence.

DAILY POST had reported that the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), on Wednesday, urged the Federal Excessive Court docket, Abuja to not put aside its order of Nov 18, 2020, towards the previous Chairman of the defunct PRTT.

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Counsel to the EFCC, Mohammed Abubakar, instructed Justice Okon Abang to reject Maina’s request on the bottom that it was made to delay justice in his trial.

Following the event, the ex-pension boss had, in an interlocutory injunction dated Feb 9 and filed on Feb 10, urged the court docket to put aside its Nov 18 order that his trial proceeds in absentia.

Nonetheless, Justice Okon Abang in his ruling on Thursday held that Maina’s utility for bail lacked advantage.

Justice Abang mentioned although it was on the court docket’s discretion to grant bail, the ex-pension reformed boss didn’t deserve a bail after leaping the primary bail.

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The choose mentioned that Maina didn’t place enough supplies earlier than the court docket to persuade the court docket that he deserves the second bail.

In keeping with him, the medical report introduced from the College of Abuja Educating Hospital confirmed that Maina was not underneath any medical emergency.

The choose mentioned Maina was not solely a flight threat however a confirmed threat, having fled to the Republic of Niger and Chad in violation of the court docket order.

“He has dissatisfied the court docket,” he dominated.

Court docket rejects Abdurasheed Maina’s bail request

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