Illegal Sale Eye Care Center Land: Court Adjourns Hearing

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By; DEKERA NICHOLAS, Kaduna

The Chief Magistrate Court 1, Daura Road Kaduna, has adjourned hearing on the case of illegal sale of land belonging to the National Eye Centre Kaduna, to the 25th of January, 2021.
Announcing the adjournment, Magistrate Bashir Shittu Yusuf said the decision followed the filing of a notice of preliminary objection by the third defendant challenging the case.
In an interview with newsmen, counsel to the plaintiff, Barrister Emmanuel Ochum gave an update on the hearing.
“the National Eye Centre dragged 12 people including two registered companies to court for trespassing on its land. Some were building and some selling off the property to other people and this went on for a long time.
“So they were sued for criminal conspiracy and unlawful trespassing.The court adjourned the ruling because of a preliminary notice filed by the defence counsel,” Ochum added.
Also speaking, legal representative to the defendants, Barrister Abubakar A. Muhammed spoke on the outcome of the hearing saying, he was confident that justice will be served.
 A total of 14 people including two registered companies have been dragged to court for unlawfully trespassing on the land belonging to the National Eye Center, Kaduna.

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