The Department of State Services (DSS) has filed a remand software on the Federal High Court in Abuja, asking the courtroom to nullify the bail earlier granted to 4 of the 12 detained associates of embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho.
In the movement no FHC/ABJ/CS/647/2021, filed on Monday by the DSS lawyer, Idowu Awo, the key police urged Justice Obiora Egwuatu to cancel the bail granted to Amudat Babatunde, Abideen Shittu, Jamiu Oyetunji, and Bamidele Sunday.
The DSS lawyer urged the courtroom to remand the 4 detainees “pending their arraignment during court vacation”.
“That credible information available to the Applicants/Respondents shows that associates of Respondents/Applicants have intensified plans to evacuate them to jurisdiction outside the reach of this Court and the Applicants/Respondents.
“That I know that Respondents/Applicants have intensified plans with their associates to flee to Benin Republic once they are released from custody,” a part of the courtroom paperwork learn.
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Justice Obiora Egwuatu final Wednesday admitted the 12 candidates to bail after spending 5 weeks within the custody of the key police.
The choose stated stated it was clear that no cost had been introduced in opposition to them since their arrest.
As such, the courtroom held that detaining them with out charging them contravenes the provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act and their basic rights.
Eight of the candidates, the first, third, 4th, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, and eleventh candidates, have been granted bail within the sum of N5 million every with surety in like sum resident in Abuja.
The remaining 4 candidates, the 2nd, fifth, sixth, and twelfth candidates, have been granted bail within the sum of N10 million every with surety in like sum additionally resident in Abuja.
On July 1, DSS operatives stormed the residence of Igboho at Soka, Ibadan round 1 am, killing two of his associates and arresting about 12 individuals.
The Yoruba Nation agitator, who escaped the raid, is at the moment going through trial in Benin Republic, after he was not too long ago arrested.
After the raid of his Soka residence in Ibadan, presidential aide, Garba Shehu, declared Igboho was “conducting acts of terror and disturbing the peace”.
The presidential aide accused the Yoruba Nation proponent of trying to construct an armoury and planning to undermine the unity of the nation.