Again, Court Acquits Activist, Deji Adeyanju Of Murder

November 1, 2019

 Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju

The Kano State High Court on Friday discharged and acquitted activist, Deji Adeyanju, of murder charges.

Mr Adeyanju was arrested on December 13 over allegations he was involved in a murder in Kano in 2005 of which his lawyers said he was acquitted of in 2009.

Justice Rabiu Sadiq ruled on Friday morning that the case contained exactly the same grounds for which Adeyanju was discharged and acquitted 10 years ago.

The judge, however, did not award any damage to Adeyanju as none was sought by his lawyers.

The activist spent 78 days at Kano Central Prison between the day of his arrest until March 1, 2019, when he was released on bail, Igbere TV reports.

Throughout the trial, Adeyanju insisted that the police were victimising him for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

The police, however, denied the allegation.

You may be interested


Mayweather Denies He Will Return To Ring For Pacquiao Rematch

Webby - November 20, 2019

Floyd Mayweather has insisted he will not return to the professional ring. The boxing legend has not fought since he…


Commotion As Nigerian Man Allegedly Shoots His Wife’s Lover Dead In Edo

Webby - November 20, 2019

File photo According to a report by Punch Metro, the police in Edo State have arrested a 35-year-old man, Iroghama…


Tottenham appoint Mourinho as new manager

Webby - November 20, 2019

The Portuguese is back in the Premier League following his sacking by Manchester United in December 2018 as he replaces…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.