Agba Jalingo denied bail


Nigerian  journalist Agba Jalingo has been denied bail by a federal High court Calabar.

Jalingo was arraigned before the court on four charges bordering on treasonable felony, terrorism and attempt to topple the Cross River State government.

After pleading not guilty to the charges Jalingo filed for bail on health grounds.

Finally ruling on his bail application after three different adjournments, Justice Simon Amobeda held that the charges brought against Jaalingo were grave with one carrying a capital punishment.

The  court also held that the defendant was unable to prove beyond reasonable doubt that his health was failing.

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