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114 Detained IPOB Women Released From Owerri Prison As Police Back Out Of Case

114 detained ipob women released owerri prison

114 Detained IPOB Women Released From Owerri Prison As Police Fail To Show Up In Court

An Owerri High Court on Friday evening, ordered the unconditional release of the 114 female members of the Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB ) who were earlier remanded in Owerri Prison.

The women were remanded by a Magistrate Court after they were arrested and arraigned by the Police for protesting the whereabouts of the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kalu.

The bail application filed by the lead Counsel to the women, Ejiofor Uche, was not opposed as the Police had no representation in court . 

The Court thereafter granted the women bail unconditionally.

There release sparked off wide jubilation in Owerri, the Imo state capital.

The Police prosecutor, Theaddus Okey, stated that the Police had no representation because had been referred to the state ministry of justice for legal counsel and decision.



  1. Judith Omogbon

    August 24, 2018 at 7:37 PM

    No case submission

  2. Keep it real

    August 24, 2018 at 8:46 PM

    and the police equally do not represent anyone in Nigeria so they will never have a representative in court… messed up naija police

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