Courtroom Releases 30 Protesters Arrested In Lagos On Bail
Yaba Justice of the Peace Courtroom, Lagos, has launched on bail 30 protesters arrested in Lagos on Thursday.
The protesters have been a part of those who took to the streets below the aegis of the #RevolutionNow to precise their anger in opposition to dangerous governance, financial hardship and up to date enhance in petrol worth and electrical energy tariff.
To impact their launch, the protesters have been requested to supply a surety and sum of N50,000 as a part of their bail bonds, in accordance with Stanley Imhanruor (Esq), authorized consultant of the arrested protesters, who spoke with SaharaReporters.
He stated, “The Justice of the Peace granted the 30 of them bail and requested them to pay the sum of N50,000, N10,000 to be paid to the registrar of the court docket, and likewise a civil servant who has a tax clearance.”
A few of the protesters arrested have been picked by the police at bus stations whereas some have been dragged down from buses transporting them dwelling.
Policemen whereas finishing up the act additionally assaulted members of the press.
A PUNCH journalist, Olukayode Jaiyeola, was brutalised whereas protecting the protest in Lagos.
The journalist was recording the arrest and assault on peaceable protesters when the police pounced on him and broke his head.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, has since apologised for the assault on the journalist whereas the policeman that attacked him is claimed to be in custody and going through orderly room trial for his conduct.