How Abuja Decide Illegally Met Police Hierarchy, Signed Jail Remand Order Of EndSARS Protesters From Residence
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Justice Abdulrazak Eneye of the Justice of the Peace Courtroom sitting in Abuja on Saturday met with representatives of the Inspector-Basic of Police, Mohammed Adamu, at his personal residence earlier than signing a detention order to illegally hold peaceable #ENDSARS protesters at Suleja Jail until January 25, 2021.
SaharaReporters recall that the police had on Friday arraigned six individuals, who participated within the #ENDSARS protest in entrance of the Nationwide Meeting over legal conspiracy, illegal meeting, inciting public disturbance and public nuisance.
The protesters embody Oluwatosin Adeniyi, a citizen journalist masking the EndSARS protest, Paul Akinwumi, Davo Chom, Abdulsalam Zuberu and Kabiru Gasali.
Although they pleaded not responsible to the costs, Justice Eneye in contrast them to a former Niger Delta militant chief, Asari Dokubo, earlier than denying them bail.
The decide thereafter ran away from the court docket after additionally refusing to signal an order for his or her remand.
The arrested individuals have been thereafter taken to Garki Police Station and Asokoro Division the place policemen fled their posts upon sighting the group.
Disillusioned that the victims weren’t despatched to jail, SaharaReporters gathered that the IGP needed to ship a delegation to Justice Eneye on Saturday for him to signal the order at his residence.
Officers at Suleja Jail initially rejected the protesters after elevating suspicion over the signature of the decide however later remanded them on the facility upon accepting order illegally signed by Eneye.
The youngest of the protesters is 15 years outdated, a juvenile beneath Nigeria’s legislation.
Although peaceable protests are authorized in Nigeria, safety companies are recognized to make use of power to disperse demonstators, killing lots of them within the course of.
This report was culled from SaharaReporters