Offa robbery: Court bars Police, AGF from arresting Saraki

An Abuja High Court sitting in Jabi on Wednesday issued an order restraining the Attorney General of the Federation, the Inspector General of Police and the Nigeria Police Force from interrogating, harassing, inviting, arresting and detaining the Senate President, Bukola Saraki over April 5 Offa robbery.

The court presided by Justice M. A. Nasir of Vacation Court 2, said the order will be in force pending the hearing of the substantive matter filled by 10 human rights lawyers in suit number CV/2454/18.

The court issued the order while delivering ruling in the motion number M/8280/2018 brought by 10 lawyers, led by Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere for the enforcement of the fundamental human rights of the Senate President as guaranteed by sections 34,35,36, and 41 of the Nigerian Constitution and articles 2,4,5,6,10 and 12 of the African Charter on Human and peoples right.

Two weeks ago, Saraki for the second time, wrote to the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, in response to his invitation to appear for an interrogation over the matter.

Saraki had been invited over the allegations made against him by suspects who attacked banks in Kwara State.

In June, the Police asked Saraki to turn himself in for questioning over his alleged involvement.

But the former Kwara governor responded to the invitation in writing.

The Inspector General again, in a letter dated July 23, asked Saraki to report to the police on Tuesday at 8 am to provide further clarification on his relationship with the five leaders of the robberygang.

The police boss said that the gang leaders claimed they were political thugs to Saraki, insisting that “the Senate President supplies arms and money to the thugs; that everyone in Kwara Central fears them because of their guns and ability to kill anybody without hesitation.”

 



Share your Story with us on Whatsapp +2348060798767,  Facebook, Twitter

Join our Whatsapp  group and get instant updates. Click HERE

Click>>> HERE >>>to advertise with us



Win your Court cases today, Get Affordable Supreme Court Law Reports >> CLICK HERE



ATTEND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR FREE >>>CLICK HERE⇒⇒⇒ HiiL International Lagos Innovative Justice Confernce, LIJC



2018 NBA AGC ABUJA: AVOID FRAUDSTERS>>>DOWNLOAD OFFICIAL 2018 AGC ABUJA ACCOMMODATION BULLETIN AND BOOK YOUR HOTEL RESERVATION WITH SALEM QUEST LTD, NBA AGC OFFICIAL LOGISTICS PARTNER



Serene.ng: Book your hotel Accomodation for 2018 NBA AGC Abuja with a click



VOTE JONATHAN GUNU TAIDI ESQ FOR GENERAL SECRETARY , NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION

READ JONATHAN GUNU TAIDI ESQ'S PROFILE HERE >>>>  Jonathan Gunu Taidi : The Profile of a Consumate Bar Man

SUPPORT CHIEF RAFIU OYEYEMI BALOGUN FOR NBA GENERAL SECRETARY

READ CHIEF R.O. BALOGUN'S PROFILE HERE >>>> Chief Rafiu Oyeyemi Balogun (Baloo): The Profile of an Excellent Bar Leader

Vote Professor Ernest Ojukwu SAN for NBA President >>> Join the call to "set a new Bar"

READ THE PROFILE OF Professor Ernest Ojukwu SAN  HERE >>> Professor Ernest Maduabuchi Ojukwu SAN: The inspiring profile of the Teacher READ Professor Ernest Ojukwu SAN 's COMPLETE MANIFESTO HERE >>> SETTING A NEW BAR

VOTE JOSHUA ENEMALI USMAN ESQ FOR NBA WELFARE SECRETARY

READ THE PROFILE OF JOSHUA ENEMALI USMAN ESQ HERE>>>> Meet Joshua  Enemali  Usman: The Profile

VOTE JOHN AIKPOKPO-MARTINS ESQ FOR NBA 2ND VICE PRESIDENT

READ THE PROFILE OF JOHN AIKPOKPO-MARTINS ESQ HERE>>>> John O. Aikpokpo-Martins: A brief profile of a Revolutionary and Committed Bar Man 

VOTE NNAMDI INNOCENT EZE ESQ FOR NBA LEGAL ADVISER

READ THE PROFILE OF NNAMDI INNOCENT EZE ESQ HERE>>>> Sir Nnamdi Innocent Eze: The Unveiling of a Consummate Bar Leader

VOTE KUNLE EDUN ESQ FOR NBA PUBLICITY SECRETARY

READ THE PROFILE OF KUNLE EDUN ESQ HERE>>>> Kunle Edun : The Profile of a Legal Revolutionary

VOTE OBIANUJU MARY CHUKWUMA-OKAFOR FOR NBA NATIONAL TREASURER

READ THE PROFILE OF OBIANUJU MARY CHUKWUMA-OKAFOR HERE >>> Obianuju Mary Chukwuma-Okafor: The Profile of a Tested and Trusted Bar Woman

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.