Abuja Court Sentences Rights Activist IG Wala To 12 Years In Prison Over Facebook Post

Abuja Court Sentences Rights Activist IG Wala To 12 Years In Prison Over Facebook Post

17 Apr 2019, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

An Abuja High Court on April 16, 2019, sentenced Ibrahim Wala, popularly known as IG Wala, to 12 years in jail after being found guilty of gathering unlawful assembly and criminal defamation of character.

 

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceNigeria
State of OccurrenceFCT
Date of Occurrence16 Apr 2019
Rights ImplicatedFreedom of association and assembly.
Region of Occurrence North Central Nigeria North East Nigeria

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