Treason: Kanu Trades Words With Prison Warder As Court Adjourns Bail Application Till Friday [Photos]

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A mild drama ensued at the Federal High Court premises in Abuja on Monday, January 25, as the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and founder of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu got himself entangled in a verbal showdown with a prison warder during his court appearance ahead of his bail hearing.

READ ALSO: Biafra: FG Slams A Fresh Charge Of ‘Treasonable Felony’ Against Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu Quarrels With A Prison Warder In Court During Trial
Nnamdi Kanu Quarrels With A Prison Warder In Court During Trial: Sahara Reporters

It was gathered that Mr Kanu, who was brought in handcuffed, refused to come out of the prison vehicle because of the press cameras, but then opted for an alternative entrance in the back of the court through the elevator that is normally reserved for judges.

Nnamdi Kanu in face-off with prison warder at Federal High Court on Monday
Nnamdi Kanu in face-off with prison warder at Federal High Court on Monday

A similar drama ensued after the hearing when Kanu, while exchanging greetings with friends and relatives, was reluctant to move towards the elevator as demanded by prison officials.

Nnamdi Kanu in face-off with prison warder at Federal High Court on Monday
Nnamdi Kanu in face-off with prison warder at Federal High Court on Monday

He then pointed warning fingers at them and dared them to hurt him.

READ ALSO: Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Denies Apologising To Buhari, Jonathan And Igbo Leaders

Sahara Reporters said the situation nearly led to fisticuffs before it was brought under control and he was led into the prison vehicle.

In the interim, the Federal High Court has fixed next Friday for ruling on the bail application brought by Mr Kanu. The court on Monday heard legal arguments over his bail application.

READ ALSO: Biafra: Kanu Accuses FG Of ‘Perversion Of Justice’ | Tells Court To Leave him In Detention

Mr. Kanu and two others are standing trial of treason preferred against them by the federal government.

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