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Court orders Bello Haliru to be placed under IGP’s supervision, son remanded in Kuje prison

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP National Chairman, Haliru Bello Mohammed be placed under the watch of the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, while his son, Abba be remanded in Kuje prison pending the perfection of his bail.

Bello, who arrived the court for his arraignment on wheelchair, alongside his son and their company, Bam Properties is standing trial on a four-count charge bordering on bordering on money laundering and diversion of funds.

Both Bello and his son were alleged to have collected N300million from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

They, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The prosecution counsel in the course of the trial prayed the court to remand Mohammed and his son in prison pending when a date for trial is set but it was opposed by the defence counsel, who asked that the accused be granted bail.

Justice Ahmed Mohammed in his ruling ordered that Abba be remanded in Kuje prison pending the perfection of his bail while his father should continue to be in admission at Abuja Clinics in whose ambulance he was brought to court but under the supervision of the Inspector General of Police.

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