Court admits Haliru Mohammed, Son to N300m bail

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Justice Ramat Mohammed of the Abuja Federal High Court has
granted bail to the former acting chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party
(PDP), Haliru Mohammed and his son, Abba Mohammed.

The duo, facing a four-count charge bothering on conspiracy and
fraudulent possession of the sum of N300million from the office of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki were granted bail in the sum of N300million and two sureties in like sum.The sureties must have landed property in Abuja which must be
equivalent to the sum of N300million, while one of them must not be below grade level 12 for Abba, while one of Haliru’s sureties must not be below the level of a director in the Federal Civil Service or any of its agencies.

The court also ruled that documents of the properties must be
submitted to the court, while officials of the court are to verify the
documents tendered.

While the defendants are their sureties are required to submit recent passport photograph before the court, the defendants are also to submit their international passports before the court.

Pending the perfection of the bail conditions, Abba who is suffering from Bronchal Asthma is to be remanded in Kuje Prisons while Haliru is to remain under supervision of the Inspector General of Police.

The court subsequently adjourned the matter to February 16, 2016 for trial.

Details coming.

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