BREAKING: Former US President Donald Trump Under Arrest Ahead of Arraignment
- The former president of the United States, Donald Trump, is currently under arrest and in police custody ahead of his arraignment
- Trump is expected to thumbprint as part of the arraignment, but it is not yet sure if his mugshot will be taken
- It was earlier reported that the former US president would face more than 30 counts charges bordering on fraud in the historic arraignment
United States - Donald Trump, the former president of the United States, is under arrest and currently in police custody ahead of his upcoming arraignment following his arrival at the Manhattan district office of the attorney in lower Manhattan.
According to CNN, the former president will be given a thumbprint as part of the arrest, but it is yet to be ascertained if his mugshot will be taken.
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Following that, Trump would be brought to the courtroom for arraignment, an appearance expected to be quick and routine.
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However, it would represent a surreal and historic history of the United States.
Following his arrest, the police are not expected to handcuff him because he will remain under constant law enforcement protection.
Trump is officially the first US president that will face criminal charges as he appeared in court following his historic indictment.
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On Tuesday, April 4, the indictment is expected to be revealed, and the public will have the first details about the specific charges.
CNN had earlier reported that the former president would face over 30 counts of charges bordering on fraud to hush money payments paid in 2016 to an adult film actress.
However, the legal team of the former president had said Trump would plead not guilty while the charges would be challenged.
Trump is scheduled to fly back to Florida after the arraignment and is expected to speak tonight at Mar-a-Lago
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Buhari said the former US president asked him why he was killing Christians, and he replied that the problem is criminality, not religion.
According to Buhari, some people were using religion to advance their political and economic agenda to disturb the peace of the country.