JUST IN : Court grants bail to whistleblower, Mahdi Shehu
A Federal High court sitting in Kano has granted bail to Mahdi Shehu who pleaded not guilty to all the six-count charges filed against him by the Katsina State Government.
The presiding Judge, Justice Ambrose Lewis Allagoa, said the accused should be remanded in correctional service pending the fulfilment of his bail condition.
He was granted bail of N10 million and one surety in like some.
The court said the surety must be a resident of Kano who has a landed property.
The judge then adjourned the matter to May 19th for the continuation of hearing.
Recalls that the Katsina State Government had sued Shehu for allegedly making false allegations of fraud and embezzlement of public funds against the administration of Governor Bello Masari.