Amnesty International Asks Nigerian Government To Comply With Court Order Releasing Five #BuhariMustGo Protesters

Global human rights’ organisation, Amnesty International, has requested the Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities and the Department of State Services to adjust to the court docket orders demanding the discharge of the 5 #BuhariMustGo activists arrested on the Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Abuja.

AI in a tweet on Tuesday acknowledged, “Amnesty International is calling on the Nigerian authorities to comply with the court order and release the 5 activists arrested at Dunamis Chruch Abuja on July 4.”

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SaharaReporters had on Monday reported that the lawless DSS acquired a court docket notification from the Chief Magistrate Court in Mpape, notifying it that the 5 #BuhariMustGo activists had fulfilled their bail situations and needs to be launched.

SaharaReporters had revealed that the key police in its common vogue refused to launch the activists specifically; Udoka Victor Anene; Emmanuel Larry; Manasseh Paul Bem; Chinonso Nwodo Henry; and the visually impaired saxophonist, Samuel Gabriel.

SaharaReporters had obtained the court docket notification from the Chief Magistrate Court of the FCT Holden at Mpape earlier than Honourable Justice Mohamemd Zubairu.

The court docket notification to the DSS had been signed by Bukar Umar, the registrar of the court docket and addressed to the Director-General, State Security Services.

The letter dated August 2, was titled, “Notification for release of the following defendants; 1, Udoka Victor Anene; 2, Emmanuel Larry; 3, Manasseh Paul Bem; 4, Chinonso Nwodo Henry; 5, Samuel Gabriel.”

It reads, “I am directed by the Presiding Chuef of the above-named court to notify that the five defendants have their bail condition. You are kindly requested to release them forthwith and unconditionally. Thanks for your anticipated cooperation.”

SaharaReporters on Sunday reported that the activists had now spent 28 days in detention as the key police continued to violate court docket order on their launch.

The DSS which dragged them earlier than a Magistrates’ Court in Mpape final Thursday, additionally refused to permit them on that day to good their bail situations earlier than hurrying them again into detention.

Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, had on Sunday reiterated the unjust incarceration of the activists, calling for his or her quick launch from detention.

SaharaReporters had on Monday reported that Justice Anwuli Chikere of Federal High Court whereas ruling on the ex parte movement filed ordered the DSS to right away launch the activists from detention.

The DSS was thereafter served the court docket order by the court docket bailiff on the identical day.

It had been reported that regardless of a launch order from the Federal High Court, the DSS filed expenses at a decrease Magistrates’ Court in Abuja towards the 5 activists which additionally granted them bail.

“Today (Monday), the bail conditions for Dunamis International Gospel Centre victims were fulfilled today and served on the lawless DSS even though a Federal High Court in Abuja has already granted the unconditional release of the five activists unlawfully arrested by the lawless DSS with the help of Dr Paul Enenche’s Dunamis church security. Despite fulfilling their bail conditions, the DSS has refused to release them. #BuhariMustGo,” Sowore acknowledged on Monday.

SaharaReporters had reported that Iwatonaiye, a blind saxophonist, one of many detained activists, fell ailing in custody and had not been given medical consideration.

The scenario is giving their households and relations a critical concern.

The activists by their lawyer had additionally sued the Director-General of the DSS, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Senior Pastor of the church, Paul Enenche, over their unlawful arrest, detention and violation of their rights.

The court docket had ordered the DSS to launch them from detention.

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Amnesty International Asks Nigerian Government To Comply With Court Order Releasing Five #BuhariMustGo Protesters

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