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Melaye’s trial adjourned till Nov 19

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Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of an FCT High Court Maitama on Thursday adjourned until Nov. 19 and Nov. 20 for trial of the Sen. Dino Malaye in the alleged falsehood case filed against him.

Melaye who is representing Kogi West in the National Assembly was arraigned by the Federal Government on two counts bordering on giving false information to the police.

At the resumed sitting, the prosecuting counsel, Mr Shuaibu Labaran, who announced appearances told the court that his

A witness, Mr Happy Rugbe (PW2) told the court that he is Personal Assistant to Mr Edward Onoja, Chief of Staff to Kogi governor.

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The defendant counsel, Mr Olusegun Jolaawo, asked the witness, if he knew one Mohammed Audu, to which he answered that he doesn’t know him personally.

He also told the court that he speaks English language fluently and never worked for Sahara Reporters before.

The witness further said that he made a statement to the police on the evidence he was giving now in court.

The prosecution after the cross examination of their second witness prayed for an adjournment to enable them bring their third witness.

Justice Olasumbo adjourned after the second prosecution witness finished giving his evidence.

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