The attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami has disclosed the arrest of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

The Minister of Justice and Attorney disclosed this to newsmen today June 29. 

He stated that Kanu was arrested in the UK and extradited to Abuja. 

Malami said Kanu's arrest followed a collaborative effort between security agencies in Nigeria and Interpol. 

He further disclosed that Kanu would be taken before the Federal High Court in Abuja for the continuation of his trial on charges bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, unlawful possession of firearms and management of an unlawful society.

Kanu was reported to have flouted his bail conditions granted to him on April 2017. 

Justice Binta Nyako who granted his bail on grounds of his ill health later revoked it on March 28, 2019 and issued a Bench warrant for his arrest in any part of the country. 

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