Friday, June 23, 2017, a Minna High Court conceded Mr Tanko Beji, Chairman of the PDP in Niger who is standing trial on charged N937million extortion, safeguard in the whole of N150million.
Equity Aliyu Mayaki, who conceded the safeguard, likewise requested Beji to deliver two sureties in like whole, who should likewise have landed property worth at least N200million inside the court’s ward.
As indicated by the judge, the indictment neglected to give fitting reasons why the respondent ought not to be allowed safeguard.
The judge had on Monday requested the remand in jail guardianship of Beji, and settled Friday, June 23, to lead on his safeguard application. Beji was summoned on Monday by the EFCC in altered charges, nearby previous Gov. Babangida Aliyu and previous Commissioner of Environment, Mr Umar Nasko.
They were blamed for a criminal break of trust, culpable under Section 97 of the Penal Code Law of Niger, Cap 94, Vol. 3 Laws of 1992. The PDP executive was blamed for supporting and abetting Aliyu to change over N937million pulled back from the state security account in 2011 to individual utilize.
The case was deferred until Sept. 11 to Sept.15 for becoming aware of the substantive suit.