Court Grants Dasuki, Four Others Bail
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, and four others standing trial for alleged money laundering and criminal breach of trust.
Justice Husseini Baba Yusuf granted bail ?to the accused persons ?on the sum of N250 Million on the condition that they produce a surety each who must be a ?serving or retired ?civil servant ?not lower than the rank of a director.
The ?c?ivil servant must also show possession of a property within the FCT worth the same amount?, the judge ordered.?
All the accused ?we?re also asked to deposit copies of their ?international passports with the ?c?ourt registrar?. They are to also? notify the court of any travel arrangement outside the FCT.
He added that until the perfect the bail conditions, the accused person will remain remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Baba-Yusuf also adjourned the matter for Thursday and Friday, January 21 and 22respectively for definite hearing.
Mr. Dasuki is accused of mis-spending about $2.1 billion meant for the purchase of weapons for the fight against extremist group, Boko Haram.
The charges bordered on money laundering, criminal abuse of public trust and receipt of stolen funds and property.