Home News Illiterate Nigerian Policemen Slay Profession Of Solomon Akuma — Sowore Reacts After Attending Trial Of Pharmacist Detained Over ‘Twitter Banter’ On Buhari

Illiterate Nigerian Policemen Slay Profession Of Solomon Akuma — Sowore Reacts After Attending Trial Of Pharmacist Detained Over ‘Twitter Banter’ On Buhari

by Good News

Human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore, has described the Nigeria Police Pressure personnel in the trial of Solomon Akuma, a young pharmacist being detained over a Twitter banter on President Muhamamdi Buhari, as illiterates.

In a Facebook submit on Monday, Sowore acknowledged the police personnel were a mess following the drama that ensued one day of the court persevering with of the young pharmacist who used to be detained over shaggy dog story on Twitter.

Primarily based on Sowore, the police attorney, who regarded in court lacked data of appropriate matters; secondly, the police filed their deal with out of time and forgot to behold permission from the court.

He added that the police additionally violated your entire procedures for submitting a case.

Sowore added that Akuma’s family had additionally suffered a enormous setback courtesy of the detention of their son.

He acknowledged, “On the Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja this day to aid the farcical trial of Solomon Akuma, a young pharmacist from Abia Articulate arrested and detained since April 2020 at the behest of President Muhammadu Buhari and his slack Chief of Workers, Abba Kyari.

“Nigeria Police Pressure prosecutors claimed Akuma supposed to hire Russian Snipers to “slay” Buhari and Abba Kyari ensuing from Twitter banter the build he answered to a shaggy dog story someday in 2019.

“In court this day, the build the written addresses of the prosecution and defence were adopted, it used to be established that the Nigeria Police Pressure has continuously existed simplest to delight those in energy. It used to be a shaggy dog story and a mess.

”First, the Police attorney did no longer know that simplest the Attorney Total of the Federation can open and prosecute Apprehension suspect as espoused in the “Terrorism (Prevention) Act 2011” specifically its fragment 19 of the amendment of the Act in 2019.

“Secondly, they filed their deal with out of time and forgot to behold the permission of the court.

“Third, they did no longer converse the placement the build the offence used to be dedicated or the substances of the crime as requested by legislation. Fourthly, the Nigeria Police Pressure, in the eyes of the legislation violated your entire procedures for submitting a case (as frequent they never followed any procedures known to legislation.) In a nutshell, they did no longer successfully file any costs nor converse any course of infractions earlier than Justice Giwa Badejo who used to be had been transferred to Enugu however used to be granted a fiat to come and set this inhuman case.

“Their citations were in shambles, Police attorney didn’t know the scheme to quote the NWLR (Nigeria Regulations Weekly Experiences); he called it “NORL” and when the ponder requested what he supposed, he acknowledged he did no longer know unless he despatched a WhatsApp message lawful there in court and got a acknowledge presumably from his superiors. It used to be embarrassing. 

“But what’s more severely negative used to be that a blueprint allowed these purposeful illiterates to shatter the lifestyles and profession of a promising Pharmacist at a time the nation is dearly short of clinical professionals.

“Additionally ruined is his family’s lifestyles. His father has spent all his savings on this case and fallen in unhappy health, he’s down with stroke and this day he couldn’t aid the trial, Solomon’s sister has been hospitalised for per week now, chronically in unhappy health.

“The Buhari regime is so grisly in direction of Nigerian citizens in every nook either by outright wickedness or deliberate negligence. Lives are being destroyed by the Muhammadu Buhari regime on a minute by minute basis.”

Akuma, 29, used to be arrested on April 2, 2020, in Aba, Abia Articulate for allegedly making a social media submit against the President and his slack Chief of Workers, Kyari.

Akuma had spent three months in detention with out a court converse or trial unless he used to be finally arraigned for costs bordering on terrorism, sedition, prison intimidation of the President and chance to the lifestyles of Buhari.

He had been languishing at the Pressure Criminal Investigation Division earlier than the police attorney, Victor Ogbudo, filed an utility on the lookout for the permission of the court to switch the young man from the police custody to the correctional centre.

The prosecution counsel claimed that the defendant used to be flouting the converse of the police and that they couldn’t cope along with his behaviour of their custody any longer.

The presiding ponder, Justice Folashade Giwa-Ogunbajo, later in her ruling pushed apart the bail utility filed by his attorney, Emmanuel Ukaegbu and ordered Akuma to be transferred and remanded at the correctional centre.

Activists, lawyers and civil society groups comprise condemned Akuma’s persisted detention and called for his open, saying he did no longer commit any crime to warrant such a punishment.

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