Prosecuting team claims Nnamdi Kanu may be tried in absentia

– Nnamdi Kanu is due to appear in court on October 17 but his whereabouts remains unknown
– A member of the prosecuting team said Kanu could be tried in absentia
– Kanu is facing a four-count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy and treasonable felony
The federal government of Nigeria may proceed to try the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu in absentia as his whereabouts remains unknown. Kanu, who is due to appear in court today, October 17, alongside three other pro-Biafra agitators, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu, David Nwawuisi and Bright Chimezie has been nowhere to found. Kanu’s whereabouts became a mystery after the military’s exercise tagged Operation Python Dance which was recently conducted in the southeast including Kanu’s hometown in Abia state.

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