Federal government drags Senator Misau to court

Federal government drags Senator Misau to court

- The federal government has filed charges against Senator Isah Hamman Misau

- Misau was accused of making “injurious falsehood” against the IG of police

- He has also been accused of deserting the Nigeria Police Force without proper discharged letter

The federal government of Nigeria has filed charges against Senator Isah Hamman Misau, representing Bauchi central over his allegation against the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

Misau was accused of deserting the police force without proper discharged papers by the IG.

The Nation reports that Misau, in the charges filed against him, was accused of peddling 'falsehood' allegations against the IG of police, the chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC) Mike Okiro and the Nigeria police.

Misau was also accused of being in possession of fake and altered documents which include the personal particulars of persons seeking election to the office/membership of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (INEC Form C. F. 001/2011),” and a similar document for 2015 election (INEC Form C. F. 2015).

In a seven-count charge filed against Misau by the Attorney General of the Federation, Misau is alleged to have committed offences punishable under Section 1(2)(C) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap 17 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and punishable under the same section of the Act.

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The charge against Misau reads: "That you lsah Hamman Misau of Hamman Misau residence, Turaki street, Misau, Bauchi state on or about 28th January 2011 at Abuja within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, did make a false document to wit: Affidavit in support of personal particulars of persons seeking election to the office/membership of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [INEC FORM C.F. 001/2011) which you submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission knowing it to be false and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1(2)(c) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and punishable under the same section of the Act;

"That you lsah Hamman Misau of Hamman Misau residence, Turaki Street, Misau, Bauchi state on or about 28th January 2011 at Abuja within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, did utter a false document to wit: Affidavit in Support of Personal Particulars of Persons seeking election to the Office/Membership of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (INEC FORM C.F. 001/2011) which you submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission knowing it to be false and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1(2)(c) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and punishable under the same section of the Act;

"That you lsah Hamman Misau of Hamman Misau residence, Turaki Street, Misau, Bauchi state on or about 16th December 2014 at Abuja within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, did make a false document to wit: Affidavit in Support of Personal Particulars of Persons seeking election to the Office/Membership of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria {INEC FORM C.F. 001/2015) which you submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission knowing it to be false and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1(2)(c) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and punishable under the same section of the Act;

"That you Isah Hamman Misau of Hamman Misau residence, Turaki Street, Misau, Bauchi state on or about 16th December 2014 at Abuja within the jurisdiction of this Honourable court, did utter a false document to wit: Affidavit in Support of Personal Particulars of Persons seeking election to the office/membership of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (INEC FORM C.F. 001/2015) which you submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission knowing it to be false and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1(2)(c) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and punishable under the same section of the Act; among other charges.

"Cap M17 Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and punishable under the same Act."

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Recall that NAIJ.com previously reported that the war between Nigeria’s senator, Isah Hamman Misau, and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, took a major turn on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday, October 4.

While senators deliberated on issues relating to the law enforcement agency as well as the bribery allegation against Idris, Misau told his colleagues that the police boss had flouted the ethics of the agency.

He alleged that the IGP had an affair with a female officer of the law enforcement agency, impregnated and married her.

He further alleged that Idris went ahead to promote the female officer despite not qualified for the new rank.

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Source: Naij.com

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