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Court speaks on Sowore detention

The Federal High Court has turned down the application filed in by the convener of RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore.

Sowore, through his lead counsel Femi falana, SAN challenging his 45 days detention by the Department of State Security, DSS.

The federal high Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday rejects the motion filed in by the lead counsel to Mr. Sowore.

Mr. Femi Falana, counsel to the convener of RevolutionNow, Mr. Femi Falana’s applications were all declined by Justice Nkeonye Maya.

The Judge sent the case back to Justice Taiwo Taiwo for further hearing.

Falana, application was for the court to set aside the exparte order granted by Justice Taiwo, and also for oral bail but Justice Maha rejected the earlier application.

However, Sowore is still in detention though he had, on August 9, went to court, seeking an order to vacate the ex-parte order that gave the state security the legitimate backing to detain him for 45 days.

According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Justice Taiwo Taiwo had ruled on Aug. 8 against the freedom of Sowore from the custody of DSS.

He was ordered to be detained for the numbers of days stated to enable the DSS carry out their investigation leveled against him on the matter before the court.

Daily Tells recalls that the Department of State Security, DSS had also, on Aug. 20, challenged the court order, allowing it to detain Sowore.

 

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