The Federal Government on Monday arraigned a Supreme Court justice, Sylvester Nguta, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged fraud.
Mr. Nguta was arraigned before Justice John Tsoho.
He is among seven judges arrested by operatives of the State Security Service on October 8, after a midnight raid on their homes.
After pleading not guilty to the 15-count charge, the judge’s lawyer, Kanu Agabi, prayed the court to admit his client on bail.
The trial judge, Mr. Tsoho, stood down the matter for two hours to allow for arguments on the application for bail.