Governor El-Rufia ordered the arrest of a correspondent.

Governor El-Rufia ordered the arrest of a correspondent.

20 Apr 2017, by Database Manager in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Gov. El-Rufai ordered the arrest of Joseph Midat, a correspondent for Leadership newspapers in Kaduna State for publishing a report that was critical of the the Kaduna state government

Details of Occurrence

State of OccurrenceKaduna
Date of Occurrence20 Apr 2017
Security Agents InvolvedPolice from the Criminal Investigations Department of the Kaduna State Police Comman
Legal FoundationsSection 39 of the constitution guarantees the right of expression.
Rights ImplicatedMidat Joseph's right to expression was infringed upon by the police in Kaduna state
Region of Occurrence North West Nigeria

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