An FCT High Court on Monday ordered the prosecution to serve Senator Isah Misau with court process of alleged injurious falsehood before October 19.
The Federal Government had instituted a five-count charge bordering on injurious falsehood against Misau representing Bauchi South Senatorial District.
Justice Ishaq Bello made the order at the hearing of the case in which the defendant was absent.
Beĺlo said there was no proof that the senator evaded service and ordered the prosecution to serve him before October 19, the next adjourned date.
The prosecuting counsel, Hadi Saleh, prayed the court to summon Misau to come to the court in accordance with Sections 113 and 114 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2017.
Saleh had earlier told the court that Misau evaded service.