Massive Reduction As Court docket Grants Bail To Six Abuja #EndSARS Protesters
Six #EndSARS protesters who had been arrested in entrance of the Nationwide Meeting complicated, Abuja have been granted bail by a Justice of the Peace’s court docket in Wuse, Abuja, on Wednesday.
They’re, Oluwatosin Adeniyi, Paul Akinwumi, Davo Chomo, Abdulsalam Zuberu, Kabiru Gasali, and Yasiru Bashir.
The six protesters had been arraigned earlier than the court docket shortly after they had been arrested on November 6.
The court docket which refused to grant them bail after they pleaded not responsible to the costs, had ordered their remand in jail.
However on Wednesday, ruling on the bail utility filed by the defence counsel, Tope Akinyode, the presiding Justice of the Peace granted bail to every of the six defendants within the sum of N50,000 and one surety in like sum.
The Justice of the Peace, Abdurazak Eneye, ordered that the sureties should deposit the N50, 000 bail sum on the court docket registry.
He additionally dominated that the surety to be introduced by every of the defendants should be Nigerian residents with a verifiable technique of identification.
He ordered that copies of their of technique of id and paperwork exhibiting their technique of livelihood should be deposited on the court docket too.
The youths had been apprehended by the police on the Nationwide Meeting gate the place they staged a peaceable protest for the reform of the police.
Additionally they scrawled ‘ENDSARS’ in brilliant crimson on the street throughout their rally.
The group had additionally staged a protest on the police headquarters and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport, Abuja, final Sunday, the place they had been dispersed by aviation safety operatives.
Their trial was adjourned until January 25, 2021.