Okah's trial suspended

By The Citizen
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A FEDERAL High Court, Abuja yesterday suspended the trial of alleged mastermind of Abuja 2010 Independence Day bombing, Charles Okah, pending his recovery from surgery in the National Hospital.

'In view of the absence of the accused, who had undergone a medical surgery in the National Hospital, Abuja, the trial shall be suspended till March 10 at 11:30 a.m.,'Justice Gabriel Kolawole, ruled.

Kolawole said the suspension would help him to recover and attend his trial.

He, however, ordered that Obi Nwabueze, who is standing trial alongside Okah, be remanded in Kuje prison and produced at the next adjourned date.

At the last sitting, the court ordered the Nigeria Prison Service to provide tight security at hospital during the period Okah was expected to undergo surgery. The Nation