Deji Adeyanju, 2 Others To Remain In Prison Till 2019
Nigeria News – Deji Adeyanju, 2 Others To Remain In Prison Till 2019
For protesting against the security agency, the Nigeria Police Force has remanded Prince Deji Adeyanju, the human rights activist and co-convener of “our mumu don do” crusade, in prison.
He was summarily arraigned at Karshi Magistrate Court, FCT, yesterday, shortly after his arrest alongside Boma Williams and Daniel Abobama.
On Wednesday, at about 10:55am at the Force Headquarters, Adeyanju was arrested by the police while he was leading a peaceful protest against the alleged undue interference of the Nigeria security agencies in the political processes.
He had also in recent times, come hard on Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, calling for his sack over the recent killings of Army troops by Boko Haram sect in the North East.
Adeyanju has also, through the social media, amplified the indictment of Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President, by a House of Representative report on NEMA probe.
All these were tendered against Him and others, as exhibits in court.
The Police said they were charging them for “criminal offences of Joint Act, Criminal defamation, Disturbance of public peace, Threat to public security and safety and inciting public disturbance under the Penal Code Law”.
The lawyers to the suspects were also in court on Wednesday during the summary arraignment, but they were unable to secure their clients’ bail.
For the continuation of trial, the suspects were to be remanded in Prison custody in Keffi, Nasarawa State till next year January 21.