Court declines granting Wadume, others bail


The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday declined to grant bail to the Taraba state kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu, Aka Wadume and six others standing trial for kidnapping, possession of AK-47 rifles and dealing in prohibited firearms contrary to section 27 (1)(a)(I) and (1)(b)(iii) of the firearms act.

The trial Judge, Justice Binta Nyako, while ruling on the bail application filed by Wadume and his codefendants said she has no reason granting bail to the defendants as she has already ordered an accelerated hearing in the matter.

The Judge, in the summary ruling, ordered that Wadume and his codefendants be moved from the custody of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune