A Magistrate’s Court sitting within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has granted bail to the 5 activists arrested on the Dunamis International Gospel Centre (Glory Dome) alongside Airport Road, Abuja by Department of State Services for carrying #BuhariMustGo T-shirts.
The activists specifically; Ben Mannaseh, Emmanuel Larry, Victor Udoka Anene, a blind Saxophonist, Samuel Gabriel Iwatonaiye and Henry Nwodo have spent 25 days in unlawful detention.
The Chief Magistrate, Mohammed Zubairu, admitted the activists to bail with sum of N500,000 every and with one surety in like sum who should submit his/her National Identity Card to the courtroom.
The sureties have to be resident inside the jurisdiction of the courtroom.
The courtroom held that the offences have been bailable they usually had been in custody for 25 days.
The activists have been charged on 5 counts bordering on a legal conspiracy with intent to trigger a breach of the peace and disturb the general public peace thereby committing an offence opposite to Section 114 of the Penal Code Law CAP 89 LFN 1190 and punishable underneath the identical regulation.
The matter was adjourned to August 23, 2021, for trial.
Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court had on Monday, July 26, whereas ruling on the ex parte movement filed by their lawyer ordered the DSS to right away launch the activists from detention.
But the DSS claimed blind to the courtroom order and hurriedly filed costs and arraigned the activists.