Mixed actions after Police refuse to present Sowore, others in Court

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She also scheduled today, Friday, by 11am to rule on the bail application filed by their lawyer, Marshal Abubakar.

The presiding Magistrate, Mabel Segun-Bello, had on Wednesday ordered the activists be remanded at Force Criminal Investigation Department, located at Area 10.

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There was a palpable tension on the premises of Wuse, Zone 2, Magistratesโ€™ Court Abuja as authorities of the Nigerian government and the police refused to produce the human rightsโ€™ activist, Omoyele Sowore, and four others in court in an attempt to frustrate their bail application.

The presiding Magistrate, Mabel Segun-Bello, had on Wednesday ordered the activists be remanded at Force Criminal Investigation Department, located at Area 10.


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NoRM gathered that the police refused to bring the activists to court following a signal that their case files had been transferred from the FCT Commissioner of Police to the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of the Force Criminal Investigation Department.

Noble Reporters Media also gathered that there was also a document from the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation directing the case file to be transferred to the Directorate of Public Prosecution.

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He explained that there was no lawyer from the office of the DPP and the police had also refused to bring the defendants to court.

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Abubakar described the latest plot by the Nigerian government and the police to subvert justice.

The activists have not yet arrived in the court as a large crowd of their supporters have gathered on the premises, chanting solidarity songs and threatening to storm the Force Criminal Investigation Department.

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