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Abuja Judge Signed Prison Remand Order Of EndSARS Protesters from Home

Justice Abdulrazak Eneye of the Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja on Saturday met with representatives of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, at his private residence before signing a detention order to illegally keep peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Suleja Prison till January 25, 2021.

SaharaReporters recall that the police had on Friday arraigned six persons, who participated in the #ENDSARS protest in front of the National Assembly over criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly, inciting public disturbance and public nuisance.

The protesters include Oluwatosin Adeniyi, a citizen journalist covering the EndSARS protest, Paul Akinwumi, Davo Chom, Abdulsalam Zuberu and Kabiru Gasali.

Though they pleaded not guilty to the charges, Justice Eneye compared them to a former Niger Delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo, before denying them bail.

The judge thereafter ran away from the court after also refusing to sign an order for their remand.

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