Politics Jigawa court Re-issues Order for the Arrest of Senator Sankara and Son

On Wednesday, a Ringim Magistrates’ Court in Jigawa, re-issued an order for the arrest of Senator Danladi Sankara, his son, Auwal, and one Dan Gumel, for contempt.

Alhaji Farouq Aliyu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had filed an action against Sankara and others for alleged malicious destruction of his property in September during the recent legislative bye-election in Jigawa State.

At the resumed hearing of the case, the three defendants were represented by their counsel, Mr Omereonye Morgans.

The Magistrate, Malam Nuhu Aminu, said the case was criminal in nature hence need for the defendants to be present in court. He said that due to their absence at the last hearing, the Commissioner of Police was ordered to arrest and bring them to court.

The magistrate noted that the order was not carried out by the police, he re-issued the order and asked the police to ensure that the trio they appeared in court on December 23.

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