Teenagers Arrested During EndSARS Protest Abandoned In Ondo Prison

Two youngsters arrested for allegedly collaborating within the October and November EndSARS nationwide protests in Ondo State have been deserted on the Ondo jail, SaharaReporters has learnt.

“Two boys who were arrested for EndSARS abandoned in Ondo Prison,” a supply, who doesn’t wish to reveal their names but, instructed SaharaReporters.

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Their case follows that of an adolescent, Kemisola Ogunniyi, who was pregnant and gave delivery whereas on the Surulere Prison in Ondo after being arrested for EndSARS actions by the police.

Ogunniyi was arrested in Akure and imprisoned on October 24, 2020, whereas going to a pharmacy to purchase medication for her mom.

She was arrested by the police, who claimed that she was one of many individuals of the #EndSARS protest within the state.

She was later freed after public condemnation and outcries by a number of human rights teams and activists.

SaharaReporters had earlier reported that the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and the state Chief Judge, Olarenwaju Akeredolu, refused to grant bail to Ogunniyi, regardless of her giving delivery to a child.

Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, had first introduced up her case on his Facebook web page, saying the mom of the new child was harmless and by no means dedicated any offense.

“Wicked People. Rotimi Akeredolu and CJ, Olanrewaju Akeredolu, are in accord to deny Kemisola Ogunniyi and her newborn baby freedom. According to her, the chief judge just refused to grant her “administrative bail” as a result of, in accordance with her, the opposite three have a case to reply.

“#FreeKemisola; Kemisola and her baby are back in Surulere prison in Ondo. Kemisola was two months pregnant at the time of the arrest. They knew she was innocent but decided to place her on trial after one month in illegal detention.

“She was then charged before a Magistrate. They knew too well that the magistrate court had no jurisdiction to try Kemisola and the three others. She was thrown into jail with her pregnancy; her colleague, Ibukun, lost her pregnancy due to beatings from the Nigerian Army who arrested them,” Sowore had stated on Twitter.

In October 2020, Nigerians throughout the nation had stormed the streets to show in opposition to police brutality and dangerous governance below the #EndSARS marketing campaign.

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Teenagers Arrested During EndSARS Protest Abandoned In Ondo Prison

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