Ese Oruru: Court grants Yunusa N3m bail

The Federal High Court, sitting  in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Monday granted Yinusa Dahiru, accused of abducting Ese Oruru, bail to the tune of N3 million with two sureties in like sum.

DahiruThe 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 should be remanded in prison custody pending the perfection of his bail conditions.

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

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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