Defence hearing for former Sports CS Wario postponed over COVID-19 case


Former Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario
Former Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario arraigned in court over abuse of office.

The defense hearing of the Rio Scandal was on Wednesday postponed to August 17.

This is after the court was told that the prosecutors in the case need to undergo COVID-19 testS since one of them was in contact with a person who tested positive.

They told the court that they don’t want TO put the lives of others in jeopardy.

The court allowed the application for adjournment.

In the case, former Sports CS Hassan Wario and other officers were found to have a case to answer in the Rio Scandal.

They are now defending themselves before court gives its final verdict.

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