BREAKING: Court Grants Dasuki Bail
A High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, December 18, 2015 granted bail to the immediate past National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, and four others who are being tried on a 19-count allegations of money laundering and criminal breach of trust over the disbursement of $2.1 billion meant for the execution of the fight against terrorism.
Other accused in the case include Shuaibu Salisu, a former director of finance at the office of the NSA; Aminu Baba Kusa, a former Group General Manager of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, and two firms – Acacia Holdings Limited and Reliance Reference Hospital.
Giving the judgement, Justice Husseini Baba Yusuf granted bail to the accused persons on the sum of N250 Millionwith the condition that they must produce a surety each who must be a serving or retired civil servant not lower than the rank of a director. The surety must also show possession of a property within the FCT worth the same amount, the judge ordered.
Dasuki and other accused were also directed to deposit copies of their international passports with the court registrar and were asked to notify the court of any travel arrangement outside the FCT.