UPDATE: Just In : Court decline to reduce Nnamdi Kanu Charge, continues to Earlier 7 Count Charge

Federal government has withdrawn amended 6 count charge against Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

The court resolved to continue with initial 7 count charge against the defendant.

The judge argued that the condition of Nnamdi Kanu disappearance must the heard before his bail condition would be heard.

The court disagreed with the defendant that he escaped out of the country when Nigerian armed soldiers allegedly invaded his ancestral home in Abia State.

On the amended count charge Justice Binta Nyako held that the prosecution can not at every opportunity decide to amend the charge of the defendant 

Although provisions of ACJA allows for amendment of charge at any point of the trial , there must be a stop to it.

This amendment will be sixth amendment made by the prosecution .



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