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Ese Oruru Abduction Trial: Yunusa Dahiru Granted Bail

Yunusa Dahiru, the alleged abductor of Ese Oruru standing trial at the Federal High Court in Yenagoa, was on Monday granted bail to the tune of N3 million and two sureties in like sum

The sureties, according to the ruling must be resident within the jurisdiction of the court while one must be a civil servant of not less that level 12 while the second must be a title holder.

Ruling on the bail application, the trial judge Justice H. A. Nganjiwa stated that the suspect be remanded in prison custody pending the perfection of his bail conditions.

The judge further said that the sureties must provide tax clearance for the past three years.

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Dahiru was on March 8, 2016, charged with abduction, kidnapping, unlawful carnal knowledge and sexual exploitation by the Nigerian Police.

Dahiru, aka Yellow, had pleaded not guilty to the charges leveled against him.
Counsel to Dahiru, Mr Kayode Olaoshebikan who thanked the court for granting bail to the accused pledged to work to meet the bail conditions.

Nganjiwa adjourned the case until April 17, 2016, for ruling on the application of the prosecution to obtain the evidence of Oruru in camera.

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