The legal team for Hashim Nzinga, the New Black Panther Party leader arrested last month, say he is being illegally held against his will and is being unfairly denied a probable cause hearing, the AJC reported Thursday.
In March, by a convicted felon. He gained attention when he announced a bounty on George Zimmerman, the shooter in the highly publicized Trayvon Martin case.
Nzinga's DeKalb County warrant stated he was in possession of an FN Herstal 5.7 x 28 handgun, according to the sheriff's office. Investigators learned that Nzinga allegedly pawned the gun at at 4591 Rockbridge Rd., the sheriff's office said last month.