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Just in: Court Grants PDP Spokes Person Olisah Metuh Fresh 600 Million Bail

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Just in: Court Grants PDP Spokes Person Olisah Metuh Fresh 600 Million Bail

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday granted t granted bail to the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, in the sum of N300 million with two sureties in like sum.

The judgment was given by Justice Ishaq Bello today in connection with charges of destruction of evidence brought against Metuh by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to which he pleaded not guilty.

Justice Bello also said that the two sureties to be presented by the PDP spokesman must be resident in Abuja.

Chief Metuh arrived the FCT High Court premises for debate on his bail application in company of officers of the Nigeria Prison Service though without handcuffs but was driven from prison in handcuffs,. The handcuffs were however removed upon arrival at the court.
He was earlier granted bail to the tune of N400 million in connection with a case of money laundering against him.
The EFCC has alleged that the PDP spokesman tore a statement made by him regarding the fraud case which was brought to him to sign.
Metuh is being tried for allegedly receiving the sum of N400 million from former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki who’s also being tried for corruption.

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  1. Carew Boi

    January 22, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    Chai! Nigerians and sensational ways of reporting. Is the bail not just the networth of 2 people @ 300m each?
    Anyone with landed property within Abuja class zone will readily qualify.
    The current bail granted just proved Nigeria judiciary still has a long way to go! The Judge should obviously have insisted on EFCC consolidating it’s charges against Mr. Metuh before a single court than go ahead to entertain the matter.

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