In News by stephen abiodun on the 12th, October, 2020

BREAKING: Police Arraign Three Arrested #ENDSARS Protesters For Tried Homicide In Ogun

BREAKING: Police Arraign Three Arrested #ENDSARS Protesters For Attempted Murder In Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arraigned three protesters arrested throughout the #ENDSARS demonstration for tried homicide.

The protesters had been arraigned on trumped-up expenses earlier than a Justice of the Peace court docket on Monday.

NewsDirect had reported that 30 protesters had been arrested and detained on the state police headquarters in Eleweeran, Abeokuta.

After intervention, 27 of them had been launched whereas the police held on to 3 of them.

Citizen Gavel, a non-governmental organisation, confirmed the arraignment of the protesters.

The organisation in a tweet mentioned the police had been using delay techniques to additional preserve the protesters in detention.

“Three of the Abeokuta protesters that had been arrested on Friday had been arraigned earlier than a Justice of the Peace court docket at present.

“Sadly, they had been charged with “tried homicide” thus, we had been unable to get them out on bail because the Justice of the Peace court docket doesn’t have jurisdiction.

“We imagine this can be a ploy to proceed detaining these protesters,” Citizen Gavel mentioned.

About 5 automobiles deserted by the protesters after they had been attacked by SARS officers had been seized.

Additionally various kinds of telephones particularly iPhones had been additionally taken away by the policemen.

Nigerian youth have been on a protest for six days demanding the scrapping of SARS and reform of the Nigeria Police to finish extrajudicial killings by law enforcement officials.

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