A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Monday fastened May 7, to ship judgment within the go well with filed by the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, in search of for an order restraining the Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) from investigating him.
A go well with filed by Sanusi, in an exparte movement in search of the courtroom to cease the PCACC, its Chairman Muhyi Rimingado, Attorney-General of Kano State and Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, from investigating him.
The courtroom had on March 6 restrained the PCACC from investigating Sanusi and ordered the upkeep of established order pending the listening to of the matter.
The Respondents within the go well with are the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission, Muhyi Rimingado, Attorney General of Kano State and the governor of Kano State, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje.
When the case got here up for listening to, counsel to the applicant, Barr Maliki Kuliya, filed a 14 paragraph counter affidavit dated and filed March 20, hooked up with 4 displays.
“The Kano Anti-graft company didn’t give Sanusi truthful listening to, by giving him time and facility that requires to defend himself, so in pursuant to part 36 of elementary human rights, we urge the courtroom to grant all our prayers.
Counsel to the primary and second respondents, Usman Fari, additionally filed a four-paragraph counter affidavit to the originating motions dated March 12, supported by one exhibit and likewise a written deal with.
” PCACC is just not a courtroom of regulation however solely an investigative physique, we’re simply inviting him to the fee for investigation ”
Fari urged the courtroom to dismiss the applicant utility.
Responding, Counsel to the third and fourth respondents, Aminu Bello, had earlier filed a six-paragraph counter-affidavit dated March 17, difficult the jurisdiction of the courtroom to listen to the go well with.
Bello additionally urged the courtroom to dismiss the applicant utility.
Justice Lewis Allogoa, adjourned the go well with till May 7, for judgment.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that PCACC is investigating Sanusi over alleged land racketeering at Hotoron Arewa and Bubbugaje, in Kano.
Others being investigated by the fee over the alleged racketeering embody Sarki Ibrahim (Makaman Kano) and Shehu Dankadai (Sarkin Shanun Kano).