Kaduna Journalist Binniyat Regains Freedom After 96 Days In Prison


    Former Vanguard Correspondent in Kaduna Luka Binniyat on Thursday met all the bail conditions and has been released from the Kaduna Convict Prison.

    This was disclosed by the Chairman, Kaduna Council, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Adamu Yusuf in a statement he personally signed.

    “On behalf of NUJ Kaduna Council I will like to appreciate all those that contributed in one way or the other to see that Luka Binniyat is out of prison.

    “He gained his freedom at exactly 1:45PM,” it stated.

    The statement explained that those at the prison to receive him included Barrister James Kanyip, his  lawyer, Chairman NUJ Kaduna, Adamu Yusuf who is also the third surety,  his brother Barrister Binniyat Thomas, the two other sureties among others.

    He was in prison for 96 days and has been appearing in court before his bail was perfected after a review of the bail conditions on Monday, October 9, 2017.

    He has been reunited with his family.




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