Fani Kayode Judge orders seizure of ex-minister's mobile phone in court

Before Femi Fani Kayode was re-arrested by the men of EFCC, a Lagos judge has seized his phones which rang during court proceedings.

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On Friday, October 21, 2016, Justice Sule Muslim Hassan ordered the seizure of the mobile phones of ex-Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode.

According to a report by Daily Trust, Justice Hassan ordered the seizure of Fani-Kayode's phone after the phone rang during proceedings of the trial of former Director of Media and Publicity of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign.

The ex-Aviation minister had held his phones when it rang out loud and the judge asked: "who is doing that"?

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode appears in court on June 28, 2016 play

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode appears in court on June 28, 2016

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Justice Hassan reportedly ordered the court's registrar to seize the phone immediately leaving Fani-Kayode with no phones till the end of the court proceedings.

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Though Fani-Kayode was re-arrested by the men of EFCC, the case was adjourned till November 14, 2016 and November 15, 2016 for continuation of trial.

The former aviation minister is currently facing trial alongside Nenadi Usman, a former finance minister over N4.9b money laundering charge.

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