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Sacked Zamfara monarch loses case against IGP

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A high court sitting in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, has struck out the case filed by the dethroned Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, and five others.

The judgment was delivered on Friday by Justice Bello Shinkafi, pointing out that the security agencies, especially the police, have the constitutional right to investigate the case considering the weight of the allegations against the dethroned Emir.

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VELOXNEWS reports that the dethroned monarch was claiming the sum of N6.5 billion for defamation of character and illegal detention.

It was however learnt that the dethroned emir sued the Inspector General of Police and five others to court for eleven months, 13 days of illegal detention and defamations of his character.

Recall that the monarch was dethroned by the Zamfara State Government last year following alleged bandit activities, culpable homicide, cattle rustling among other offences for which he was detained in the Zamfara Government House for 11 months.

VELOXNEWS gathered that five other respondents in the suit are the state’s Director-General of DSS, state Commissioner of Police, Secretary to Zamfara State Government and Assistant Director, DSS respectively.

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Addressing newsmen shortly after the judgment, counsel to the dethroned monarch, Barrister Samuel Anosike, explained that the content of the judgment would be carefully studied for an onward appeal.

“I will discuss with my client after studying the judgment carefully for us to prepare an appeal suit to seek redress,” the Barrister added.

However, the counsel to the state government, Barrister Musbahuddeen Salahuddeen said the judgment was perfect and okay.

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“I commended the judge and the court for the microscopic process of the suit filed before the court which led to the dismissal of the case entirely,” he said,

VELOXNEWS can authoritatively report that two other emirs, that of Dansadau and Zurmi emirates, and many district heads were sacked by Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle within the last two years for allegedly aiding bandits.

Sacked Zamfara monarch loses case against IGP


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