Kano Police Reveal Why Former Commissioner, Magaji Was Arrested | Sahara Reporters

1/28/2022 10:55:00 PM

Kano Police Reveal Why Former Commissioner, Magaji Was Arrested | Sahara Reporters

Kano Police Reveal Why Former Commissioner, Magaji Was Arrested | Sahara Reporters

Magaji, a staunch critic of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, was arrested by the police in Abuja shortly after granting an interview on Trust TV in Abuja on Thursday night.

Jan 28, 2022The Kano State Police Command has cleared the air on why its operatives were deployed to arrest a former Kano State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Muazu Magaji.The ex-Commissioner was immediately flown to Kano and spent a night at the Police Command Headquarters in Bompai.

Speaking to Daily Nigerian, the spokesperson for the Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna, noted the police decided to arrest Magaji after he failed to honourably submit himself to police for questioning despite several invitations.Haruna said the police invited Magaji following a directive of the court to investigate him.

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by Saharareporters, New York Jan 28, 2022 The Kano State Police Command has cleared the air on why its operatives were deployed to arrest a former Kano State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Muazu Magaji.Muazu Magaji.Bashir Tofa was an outstanding democrat, Ganduje mourns A copy of the formal complaint letter read in part: “We are Solicitors to the Executive Governor of Kano State, His Excellency, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, (hereinafter referred to as “our client”) and on whose behalf we write to directly complain against Muazu Magaji (hereinafter referred to as “the suspect”) for the commission of the grievous offences of Criminal Defamation of Character, Assault, Intentional Insult with the Intent to Provoke Breach of Peace and Inciting Disturbance and Disaffection contrary to inter-alia the provisions of Sections 114, 264 and 399 of the Penal Code Law in force in Kano State, meted on our client.The spokesman of Kano police command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, confirmed to our reporter on Friday that Magaji is in custody, adding that there are several complaints filed against.

The ex-Commissioner was immediately flown to Kano and spent a night at the Police Command Headquarters in Bompai. Speaking to Daily Nigerian, the spokesperson for the Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna, noted the police decided to arrest Magaji after he failed to honourably submit himself to police for questioning despite several invitations. The charges, according to the police First Information Report, FIR, bothers on defamation of character, injurious falsehood and others. Haruna said the police invited Magaji following a directive of the court to investigate him.” Copyright PUNCH. The Police spokesperson said, “We are currently investigating charges of defamation of character, intentional insult, injurious falsehood and inciting disturbance against Muazu Magaji.” However, reports have it that there was a mild drama in the court when Magaji refused to talk, causing the presiding magistrate to ask him to be taken to hospital.” Meanwhile, a complaint letter by Ganduje’s lawyers indicated that the letter was addressed to the presiding magistrate of Court 58, Nomansland, Aminu Gambari. The police blocked him.

A copy of the formal complaint letter read in part: “We are Solicitors to the Executive Governor of Kano State, His Excellency, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, (hereinafter referred to as “our client”) and on whose behalf we write to directly complain against Muazu Magaji (hereinafter referred to as “the suspect”) for the commission of the grievous offences of Criminal Defamation of Character, Assault, Intentional Insult with the Intent to Provoke Breach of Peace and Inciting Disturbance and Disaffection contrary to inter-alia the provisions of Sections 114, 264 and 399 of the Penal Code Law in force in Kano State, meted on our client. Related Topics:. Contact:. “As a foundation to our client’s complaint, we are instructed by our client that the suspect posted a picture portraying our client as an immoral and ungodly man engaged in an extra-marital affair with a strange woman whose face appeared in the said picture. “We are instructed by our client that the said picture had been widely circulated by the suspect on several social media platforms, in a brazen attempt to assassinate the character, goodwill, good name and image of our client, the first citizen of Kano State, which he built for several decades in civil service and in frontline politics in Nigeria.” .