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Thai activists denied bail over royal family insults

Three pro-democracy figures have been charged with violating royal defamation laws over a rally in Bangkok last year. They were also charged with sedition, along with 15 other protesters.

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The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday varied the conditions of bail granted to the former Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina. Maina is facing trial over alleged money laundering. Justice Okon Abang who granted the application for bail variation ordered Maina to produce N500m and one surety who must be a serving senator with landed property fully developed in Maitama, Asokoro, Business Central District, Wuse II, or Kantamkpe District of Abuja, with Certificate of Occupancy attached as evidence.
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6 Jan 2021
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