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150 armed policemen in court as EFCC arraigns ex-Governor Jang

There were about 150 armed policemen stationed at various entries and premises of Jos High Court where the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is set…

There were about 150 armed policemen stationed at various entries and premises of Jos High Court where the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign ex-Governor, David Jonah Jang of Plateau state.

EFCC is to arraign the immediate past governor before Justice Daniel Longji of the Jos High Court on a 12-count charge bordering on alleged corruption and stealing of N6.3 billion belonging to the state two months before leaving office in May 2015.

Daily Trust’s correspondent counted about 10 policemen at first gate of the court and about 15 also at the second gate of the court.
The reporter also counted about 150 armed policemen in total.

Within the premises of the court there were also policemen stationed at various strategic places to maintain security and order at the court.

As at the time of filing the report Justice Longji was in court attending to other cases before him, but the prosecutors, EFCC and the defendant, Jang were yet to arrive the court, though there was presence of heavy security.

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