I’m in Port Hacourt prison for my post about Pastor Ibiyeomie – Kemi Olunloyo

I’m in Port Hacourt prison for my post about Pastor Ibiyeomie – Kemi Olunloyo

14 Mar 2017, by Database Manager in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Officers of the Oyo State Criminal Investigation Department arrested social media journalist and blogger, Kemi Olunloyo. She was arrested in Ibadan and taken to Portharcourt where she is facing charges of criminal defamation against a Rivers state based Preacher, Pastor David Ibiyeomie who alleged that the blogger had defamed him in a post she made on her Instagram social media handle.

Details of Occurrence

State of OccurrenceRivers
Date of Occurrence14 Mar 2017
Security Agents InvolvedPolicemen attached to the Oyo and Rivers State Police Command
Legal FoundationsSection 39 of the constitution guarantees the fundamental rights of expression and information
Rights ImplicatedKemi Olunloyo's right of information and expression was infringed upon by police authorities in Oyo and Rivers states
Casualties

Kemi Olunloyo’s application for hearing and bail comes up on the 23rd of March, 2017

Region of Occurrence South East Nigeria

LEAVE A COMENT

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.