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BREAKING: Court orders for immediate release of Dethroned Emir Sanusi from confinement



court ordered for immediate release of sanusi

The Federal Court has ordered for immediate released of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II from where ever he was kept.

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday gave this judgement through the presiding judge, Justice Anwuli Chikere

Chikere, ruling on an ex-parte motion filed by Sanusi through his lawyer, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, said te action was against fundamental human right.

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He however cited the 1999 constitution. that since the former Emir has no pending criminal charge or valid order for his detention, placing him under house arrest under whatever guise was a clear breach of his fundamental rights.

It would be recalled that Respondents in the suit are the Kano State government, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, the Inspector General of Police and the Director General of the State Security Service (SSS).

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information at our disposal had it that, the disposed Emir had since relocated to Lagos State.

Though, the Governor of Kano State, had refuted the Statement of disbandment, but it was on record that sanusi was banished to a remote area of Nasarawa State, Awe.

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