Former Governor Suswam Secures N500m Bail In Illegal Arms Possession Suit
The court has granted former governor of Benue state, Gabriel Suswam, a bail in the sum of N500m after he was arraigned before a court in Abuja on Friday, July 6, 2018 for illegal possession of firearms.
Suswam was arraigned by the office of the attorney-general of the federation on three counts charges bordering on illegal possession of firearms and money laundering pleaded not guilty when the charges were read to him. The court granted him bail in the sum of N500m.
It would be recalled Suswam was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) two weeks ago before his arraignment. In 2017, the DSS picked Suswam up after allegedly discovering firearms in his cars.