Zamfara State Government has arraigned the two deposed Emirs at the State’s chief magistrate court.
The two monarchs have been arraigned on a five-count charge that borders on criminal conspiracy, withholding of evidence, illegal possession of property, alliance with bandits.
The presiding Judge of the Upper Sharia 1, Samaru, Gusau, Justice Hadi Sani after listening to the application for bail by defending counsels, granted the two monarchs bails on health grounds, age, and considering the fact that they had been in detention for about 10 to 11 months.
The bail conditions are the two monarchs must produce three surety which must be a prominent businessman, renowned Islamic scholar, and senior civil Servant who have N100 million, they would remain in the state and they must seek the permission of the Court whenever they need to visit the hospital for medical attention.
The lead counsel to the deposed Emirs, Bello Usman, expressed satisfaction with the decision of the court to give the dethroned monarch bail given the fact that they have been in detention for about eleven months despite their health and age.