#EndSARS: Court docket orders Police to probe Aisha Yesufu, Deji Adeyanju, Sam Adeyemi, Davido, Tuface, others
A Chief Justice of the Peace Court docket in Abuja has ordered the Commissioner of Police within the Federal Capital Territory to launch an investigation into 50 notable individuals who promoted the #EndSARS motion.
The order was given by a Justice of the Peace, Omolola Akindele, sequel to a prison criticism filed by an activist, Kenechukwu Okeke.
Okeke alleged that in the course of the riot, his properties have been destroyed and the defendants who promoted the #EndSARS protests have to be delivered to justice.
The Justice of the Peace gave the police two weeks to analyze the matter and ship a report for correct adjudication.
A letter written by the courtroom registrar which was addressed to the CP learn partially, “I’m directed by the Presiding Chief Justice of the Peace II, his worship, Hon. Omolola Tolulope Akindele, sitting at Chief Justice of the Peace Court docket 2, Wuse Zone 6, FCT Abuja, to put in writing to your workplace to analyze the above-mentioned case and report again inside two weeks for correct adjudication of the case.”
These listed as defendants embrace the Senior Pastor, Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi; Musician Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, David Adeleke in any other case generally known as Davido, Folarin Falana popularly generally known as Falz; and social media comedians, Debo Adebayo aka Mr Macaroni and Maryam Apaokagi aka Taoma
Different musicians sued embrace Peter and Paul Okoye, Harmless Idibia aka Tuface, Bankole Wellington popularly generally known as Banky W, Tiwa Savage, Michael Ajereh aka Don Jazzy; Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid; and Yemi Alade.
Aside from musicians, others listed as defendants include- Activist, Aisha Yesufu; ex-Tremendous Eagles star, Kanu Nwankwo; a former Director-Basic, Bureau for Public Sector Reform, Dr. Joe Abah; journalist, Kiki Mordi, and actors, Yul Edochie and Uche Jombo
Social media influencers – Feyikemi Abudu, Olorunrinu Oduala, Pamilerin Adegoke, Japhet Omojuwa, Ayo Sogunro and Deji Adeyanju have been additionally joined within the go well with in addition to activist, Tope Akinyode.
The case was instituted on Monday pursuant to sections 88, 109(a), 110(1)(c) of the Administration of Felony Justice Act, 2015.
In his supporting affidavit, Okeke stated the defendants performed lively roles within the #EndSARS protest which later turned violent.
It learn partially, “That the first to fiftieth accused individuals between the third day of October 2020 and the twenty eighth day of October 2020, utilizing Twitter, an Web net supply with URL https://www.twitter.com inside the jurisdiction of this honourable courtroom did conspire amongst themselves to commit misdemeanour, to wit, selling and performing in such a fashion, with intent to help within the promotion of #EndSARS and thereby dedicated an offence punishable beneath Part 97(2) of the Penal Code Act, C53 Legal guidelines of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004
“Properties belonging to the criticism have been egregiously destroyed by some riotous and tumultuous individuals instigated and incited by the first to fiftieth accused individuals.”
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