Extradition: Abuja Court Declines Kashamu’s Fresh Application To Stop DSS, Police

A Federal High Court in Abuja has declined an application by Senator Buruji Kashamu to stop the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Police from arresting and extraditing him to the United States.

Justice Okon Abang yesterday held that the application was incompetent, pointing out that the security agencies ought to be served notice to enable them show cause why the application should not be granted.

Kashamu’s counsel, Godswill Mrakpor, had approached the court on exparte basis, claiming that there were moves to arrest and extradite Kashamu to the US where he is wanted for alleged drug offences.

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