In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 12th, June, 2020

Man Arrested For Calling Hope Uzodinma ‘Supreme Court docket Governor’ Drags DSS To Court docket, Calls for N50m Compensation

Man Arrested For Calling Hope Uzodinma ‘Supreme Court Governor’ Drags DSS To Court, Demands N50m Compensation

Hope Uzodinma

Hope Uzodinma


A Nigerian that was arrested by the Division of State Providers after he shared posts on his Fb web page calling Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State ‘Supreme Court docket Governor’ has sued the safety company and demanded a N50m compensation.


Ambrose Nwaogwugwu, made his intentions identified in a go well with filed on the Federal Excessive Court docket, Owerri Division, by his staff of attorneys led by Chief Mike Ahamba (SAN), can be looking for amongst different prayers a declaration that his continued detention from Could 28, 2020 until date is illegal, wrongful, unconstitutional and a flagrant breach of his basic rights as assured by the structure of Nigeria.


The go well with additional requested the DSS to tender a broadcast apology to Nwaogwugwu in any nationwide day by day and cost of the sum of N50m as punitive and compensatory damages for the illegal infringement and breach of his basic rights.


Kelechi Ahamba, who’s one in all his attorneys, informed SaharaReporters that the cost filed by the workplace of the Director of Public Prosecutions on behalf of the DSS on the Justice of the Peace Court docket, Owerri, on June 5, 2020 and the purported arraignment of Nwaogwugwu, was a nullity as there was no legitimate cost earlier than the court docket.


Ahamba said that the DSS introduced six depend prices bothering on offence beneath the Terrorism Prevention ACT, 2011 on the Justice of the Peace Court docket, Owerri, even after they knew that Part 32 of the identical regulation makes all issues charged beneath the Terrorism Prevention Act, 2011 to be charged solely on the Federal Excessive Court docket.

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He maintained that until date the DSS had not filed any legitimate cost bothering on terrorism towards Nwaogwugwu on the Federal Excessive Court docket, which is the court docket clothed with the jurisdiction in the event that they had been severe to take care of such cost towards him.


The lawyer defined that within the eyes of the regulation, the DSS had not filed any cost towards Nwaogwugwu and the purported arraignment on the fifth June, 2020 was a nullity and the DSS will proceed to be chargeable for the continued detention of his shopper till the company releases him unconditionally.


The go well with is slated to be heard on Monday, June 15, 2020 on the Federal Excessive Court docket, Owerri.


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