Information reaching the Sirkenayo newsdesk on Friday afternoon reveals that activist, Deji Adeyanju has been remanded in prison custody till February 6th, 2019.
A chief magistrate court in Kano state remanded Adeyanju in prison custody after taking his plea. The police arrested Mr Adeyanju on December 13, accusing him of being complicit in a murder case in 2000.Adeyanju was discharged and acquitted by the Kano State High Court after a trial that lasted between 2005 and 2009.
Adeyanju was arraigned before Justice Hassan Fagge early Friday morning. He stated that he lacked the power to hear the murder charges brought against the political activist by the police but ordered that he remains in prison until February 6 when a higher court will be available for a hearing into the matter.
Adeyanju has been moved to Kano Prisons.