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Nnamdi Kanu Arrested for Trial in Nigeria

Kanu went missing when he failed to appear in court in 2015 and his whereabouts were unknown before his arrest. Authorities did not disclose where he was arrested.

“He was brought back to Nigeria for further prosecution after disappearing on bail on 11 counts,” Malami said.

Kanu was arrested on Sunday, 27 June 2021.

Kanu was initially arrested on October 14, 2015 on 11 counts of terrorism-related charges. a crime that betrays society Illegal social manipulation Publication of defamation Illegal possession of firearms and improper importation of goods, Malami said.

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He is accused of engaging in subversive activities that include inciting violence through television, radio and online broadcasts against Nigeria and Nigerian states and institutions.

Kanu was also accused of inciting violence. especially in southeastern Nigeria. This results in the death and property of civilians, soldiers, paramilitary soldiers, police forces. and the destruction of civilian institutions and official symbols, Malami said.

“Nnamdi Kanu was taken to court today — Court 2, Federal High Court. He will be brought back (to court) on the 27th of next month,” Nigeria’s Attorney General spokesman Umar Gwandu told CNN.

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