Katsina whistle blower, Shehu makes first appearance in court

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Katsina Whistle Blower, Mahadi Shehu has arrived at the Federal High Court in the state for the first hearing into the alleged Cyber Crime labelled against him by the state government.

Recall that on February 4th, 2021, the Katsina State Government dragged Shehu before the court shortly after the State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Justice Ahmad El-Marzuq filed a suit before the court on Thursday.

According to El-Marzuq, the state government has no option but to take the man to court after following the due process, alleging that the defendant has appeared on various social media platforms making wild allegations of financial fraud against the government and its workers.

All the documents repeatedly displayed by Mahdi on the social media platforms were according to El-Marzuq found to be fake and full of forgery.

The Commissioner alleged that after the release of Mahdi on bail he severally jumped the bail and went into hiding, stating that the man in question reported to the police following the state government’s petition where he was invited and released on bail.

To this end, the presiding judge, Justice Hadiza Shagari is being anticipated for the first hearing regarding the case.

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