The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra – IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has been discharged and acquitted.
The judgement came after the Justice at the Federal High Court, Abuja, proclaimed that his abduction into Nigeria was illegal and contradicts some international laws.
This is according to a statement released by his lead counsel, Barr Ifeanyi Ejiofor on his verified Facebook page.
The statement reads:
“Onyendu MAZI NNAMDI KANU’s abduction and extraordinary rendition from Kenya is declared illegal and consequently constitutes a bar to further proceeding /trial . Court Held that It was done in clear and egregious violation of extant international laws , there is no justification whatsoever even the warrant of arrest issued in NIGERIA can not justify the illegality in the abduction and extraordinary rendition of ONYENDU MAZI NNAMDI KANU”.
He later release another statement saying: ” Nnamdi Kanu discharged and acquitted.