- The Abuja High Court has dismissed terrorism charges against Senator Ndume
- Senator Ndume was the Senate majority leader before his impeachment by his colleagues
- He was later suspended for six months
The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the four charges of terrorism brought against the immediate past Senate leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume.
Senator Ndume was accused of sponsoring the Boko Haram terror group has been cleared.
Ndume, who represents Borno South in the Senate, was set free of the charges by Justice Gabriel Kolawole on the grounds that no prima facie case was established against the lawmaker, Channels has reported.
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NAIJ.com gathered that delivering judgment in a no case submission argued by Mr Ricky Tarfa on behalf of the Senator, Justice Kolawole held that the prosecution failed on all fronts to link the defendant with the alleged crime of hoarding information on terrorism activities and sponsoring the Boko Haram sect.
NAIJ.com had previously reported that the Senate suspended former majority leader Ali Ndume for six months for bringing unproven allegations against his colleagues Senator Dino Melaye and Senate President Bukola Saraki.
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