Maina arrives court in wheelchair for bail application




Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM) arrives court in wheelchair for bail application. [Twitter/@Newtelegraphng]

Former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina was, on Thursday, wheeled into Court 6, Federal High Court, Abuja.

NAN reports that Maina, who was dressed in a light green colour caftan, arrrived court in a wheelchair for his bail application.

Former Chairman of PRTM was charged with 12 counts bordering on money laundering, operating fictitious bank accounts and fraud when he was arraigned on October 25 alongside a firm, Common Input Property and Investment Ltd, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice Okon Abang.  

Maina is the 1st defendant in the case, the company was the 2nd defendant.

On Monday, the court adjourned till Tuesday to take his application seeking an abridgement of time to hear his bail application earlier fixed for November 19 and also for the continuation of evidence by the prosecution’s first witness.

However, when the matter was called on Tuesday, Maina was not in court.

He was said to be indisposed.

Justice Abang, therefore, adjourned the ruling on bail application until November 7.

However, as of the time of filing this report, Maina’s case was yet to be called.




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