In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 16th, September, 2020

MKO Abiola’s Kids Launched After 13 Days In Detention

MKO Abiola’s Children Released After 13 Days In Detention


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Kassim and Aliyu, two sons of the late winner of the June 12, 1993 election, Moshood Abiola, have been yesterday freed after being detained by the police for 13 days.

They have been arrested and detained over an alleged theft that passed off at their father’s Lagos residence on September 2.

The 2 have been detained on the Particular Anti-Theft Squad in Ikeja as towards the place of the legislation that forbids detention of suspects for greater than 48 hours.

The police had charged the suspects held in reference to the theft, together with a private assistant, gardener and laundryman to Justice of the Peace Courtroom 1, Ogba, for conspiracy, housebreaking, stealing and different associated offences.

9 individuals, together with two sons of MKO Abiola, have been in police custody after some gunmen on September 2, invaded the residence of the late businessman in Ikeja, and carted away some valuables.

Whereas the 2 sons claimed their arrest was sequel to a criticism that was lodged by their step-mum, Adebisi Abiola, after the theft incident, the step-mum stated they have been arrested owing to their unruly acts to the law enforcement officials throughout interrogation.

Additionally, the duo approached a Lagos State Excessive Courtroom in Ikeja for the enforcement of their basic rights and demanded N100 million as compensation.

Nonetheless, the primary daughter of late politician, Lola Abiola-Edewor, on Tuesday signed an undertaken with the police in search of the discharge on bail of her two brothers and their inside workers.

As at three.30p.m. yesterday, she was sighted inside the Nigeria Police Pressure premises attempting to excellent the discharge documentation.

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Their launch was confirmed by their lawyer, Mike Ozekhome. He stated their bail was secured round three:00p.m.

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