IGP: Court adjourns Misau’s trial till April 25

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory , Maitama , Abuja , on Tuesday adjourned till April 25, a case of alleged injurious falsehood preferred against Sen. Isah Misau , to enable counsel to address the court on a subpoena issue .

The case was adjourned at the instance of the court with the consent of counsel present in court as well as the defendant.

Misua ’ s counsel , Mr Paul Erokoro ( SAN) , had told the court at one of the sittings that the subpoena was for the prosecution to produce some documents in relation to the alleged offences .

He said that it was also for the Inspector of Police to come and testify for the defendant.

The Prosecuting Counsel , Dr Alex Izinyon ( SAN) , said out of the 15 documents, three were in the public domain, while others could not be produced to the public due to their security nature .

Justice Ishaq Bello, after listening to the submissions , adjourned the case to April 25, for the counsel to address the court on the subpoena issue .

Misau , the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District , was arraigned on a seven – count , bordering on injurious falsehood .

Izinyon had told the court that between Aug . 27 and Oct . 5, 2017, the defendant made some injurious statements against the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

Leave a Reply

Notify of