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NIGERIA: FG Begins Process of Repatriation of Mastermind of Nyanya Bomb Blast

The federal government has commenced the process for the repatriation of  Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche who allegedly  coordinated the April 14th bombing at Nyanya motor park which left about a hundred people dead.

He was arrested in Sudan after the bombast.
Yesterday, the police filed a charge at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The charge, THISDAY learnt, would form part of the documents that would be sent to Interpol for the purpose of releasing Ogwuche, 29, to the Nigerian authorities for trial.

In the three-count charge filed on behalf of the Inspector General of Police by DSP Oloye Torugbene, the suspected terrorist was alleged to have conspired with others said to be at large, to commit an act of terrorism by detonating improvised explosive devices at Nyanya motor park which resulted in the death of 75 persons and injury of over a hundred other persons.

The act is said to be punishable under section 17 of the Terrorism Prevention Amendment Act of 2013.

Consequently, the trial judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, adjourned the matter.
“Due to the absence of the accused person and the prosecuting counsel, this trial is adjourned to Tuesday, July 1” the judge stated.

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