Court rules: DSS to detain Sowore for 45 days

Court rules: DSS to detain Sowore for 45 days

A Federal High Court in Abuja today august  2019 granted the request by the Department of State Services (DSS) to further detain the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore for 45 days pending the conclusion of its investigation. Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in a ruling on an ex-parte motion by the DSS, granted the agency request  to

A Federal High Court in Abuja today august  2019 granted the request by the Department of State Services (DSS) to further detain the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore for 45 days pending the conclusion of its investigation.

Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in a ruling on an ex-parte motion by the DSS, granted the agency request  to detain Sowore for 45 days, which could be renewed upon and application, to enable the DSS complete its investigation.

under Section 27 of the Terrorism Prevention Act,  the motion ex-parte brought by the DSS, the agency accused Sowore of engaging in terrorism Act.

It tendered two digital video disks (DVD), which contained recording of Sowore’s meeting with Nnamdi Kanu (of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra – IPOB) and an interview where Sowore was said to have boasted that members of the equally proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) were going to join forces with him to bring down the Nigerian government.

 

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