Nigeria’s secret police, Department of the State Services (DSS) has produced 8 of the associates of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, who have been arrested in the home of the agitator.
The DSS on Monday bowed to stress by a Federal High Court in Abuja that it should produce the 12 detained agitators earlier than the courtroom.
This adopted the contemporary order issued by the courtroom on Thursday, June 29 that the detainees be produced in courtroom on Monday (right this moment).
The 8 suspects produced on Monday have been taken to courtroom in a Toyota bus, however beneath heavy safety.
The DSS on Friday solely allowed their legal professionals to see 4 of them in detention.
SaharaReporters learnt that the DSS, nonetheless, saved again eight individuals in custody, claiming that the names it was given have been fallacious.
SaharaReporters gathered that their lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, led one other lawyer to the workplace of the DSS on Friday.
“The DSS invited the lawyer to the 12 Yoruba Nation agitators arrested at Sunday Igboho’s house in Ibadan to visit them (the agitators).
“This follows an order by the Federal High Court choose in Abuja this week that they should be produced,” a supply informed SaharaReporters on Friday.
“But they brought three men and the lady among them (Lady K), who has not been allowed a change of clothes since July 1. They claimed the names of the rest were wrong,” the supply added.
The courtroom had granted an ex parte utility by the detainees and amongst others, ordered the DSS to provide them on July 29 and to indicate trigger why they shouldn’t be granted bail.
At the resumed listening to within the case on Thursday, the key police failed to provide the candidates however made effort to justify its incapability to adjust to the courtroom’s order.
The candidates are Abdulateef Ofeyagbe, Amoda Babatunde, Tajudeen Erinoyen, Diakola Ademola, Abideen Shittu, Jamiu Noah, Ayobami Donald, Adelabe Usman, Oluwapelumi Kunle, Raji Kazeem, Taiwo Opeyemi and Bamidele Sunday.
However, Justice Obiora Egwuatu informed the DSS that when a courtroom of competent jurisdiction gave an order, such orders have been meant to be obeyed.
The company had on July 1 raided Igboho’s residence in Oyo.
Peter Afunanya, the DSS spokesman, stated the safety company recovered unlawful arms together with seven AK-47 rifles and 1000’s of ammunition from Igboho’s home.