A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Monday, granted bail in the sum of N3 million and two sureties in like sum to Daihiru Yunusa, aka “Yellow,” who is standing trial on a five-count charge of criminal abduction and sexual exploitation of a minor, Miss Ese Oruru. Trial judge in the matter, Justice H. Nganjiwa, while ruling on the bail application, ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody until the bail conditions are fulfilled and adjourned the case to April 19 for hearing on the motion for secret trial filed by Mr. Kenneth Dike, prosecuting counsel.
According to the bail conditions reeled out by the court, the defence counsel shall undertake that they will provide the accused person in court for trial, while one of the sureties must be a renowned title holder in the community and the other a public servant from level 12 and above. Both sureties must be resident in Bayelsa State and must submit their three years tax clearance certificates, while the public servant must also submit letter of first appointment and last promotion. Reacting to the bail conditions, defence lead counsel, Mr. Kayode Olaosebekan, said they were grateful to the court for the ruling.