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Former Benue State Governor Docked Over Possession Of Illegal Arms

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Gabriel Suswam in the courtroom. Photo Credit: Google

Former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam has been brought before the Federal High Court in Abuja on a three-count criminal charge bordering on his alleged illegal possession of fire arms.

Suswam who has been arrested and detained by the Department of State Service, DSS since June 21,was today brought before the court from the detention cell.

He was accused to have converted 25 designer wrist watches worth millions of Naira, being property he derived from acts of corruption.

The federal government alleged that the former governor of Benue state between 2007 & 2015, concealed arms, wrist watches, 29 rounds of 40 MBG Whinchester Ammunition and 56 Rounds of 7.66m live Ammunition, in his Mercedes Benz 550 4Matic car.

Suswam however pleaded not guilty to the charge, even as he was granted bail by trial Justice Babatunde Quadri to the tune of N500million with one surety in like sum.


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