Nigerian blogger, Jamil Mabai, a known critic of Aminu Masari, the governor of Katsina state was arrested on the 19th of September, 2016 and detained for 22 days for condemning the purchase of 3000 metal coffins in Katsina state through his social media accounts.
Jamil Mabai was granted bail by Justice Maikita Bako of the Katsina State High Court. His bail conditions were set to one surety and a bail bond of N60,000. He was released on bail on the 11th of October.
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Nigeria Police Force
Section 39 of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria gives people the freedom expression and the right to hold and impart information,Also Section 35(1) of the Constitution guarantees right to personal liberty and forbids unlawful detention