Blogger and journalist Musa Azare allegedly abducted by suspected agents of Bauchi Governor for ‘cyber-stalking’20 Aug 2016, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
On August 20, 2016, a Blogger, Musa Babale Azare was arrested in Abuja for criticizing Bauchi State Governor, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar. He was arrested for cyberstalking on the orders of the Bauchi State Governor. Musa Azare is the 6th journalist/blogger to be arrested under the Cyber Security Law 2015. His release was later ordered for by the Governor.
Details of Occurrence
|State of Occurrence||Bauchi|
|Date of Occurrence||20 Aug 2016|
|Security Agents Involved||Musa Babale Azare was abducted at 33 lome street, Zone 7, Wuse Abuja, near NAFDAC Headquarters by 'people' in 'police uniforms'|
|Legal Foundations||Section 39 of the constitution affirms the fundamental rights of expression|