DSS stripped us bare throughout go to to our consumer — Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer laments Counsels to the chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Bia…
DSS stripped us bare throughout go to to our consumer — Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer laments
Counsels to the chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, stated they had been “virtually stripped bare” by officers of the Division of State Service throughout their go to to the IPOB chief.
Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lead counsel to the Nnamdi Kanu, lamented that the dehumanisation of the attorneys continued throughout Monday’s go to.
Ejiofor had final Thursday lamented that DSS officers compelled Kanu’s attorneys to put on slippers, including that they had been handled like hardened criminals on visits to their consumer who’s in detention.
He narrated how the attorneys had been maltreated once more in a Fb publish on Tuesday.
Nigerian officers have stated that Kanu was introduced again after he allegedly jumped bail and went on the run in 2017.
His household and attorneys say he was arrested in June whereas in Kenya, tortured, and extraordinary renditioned to Nigeria
The lawyer stated, “Our Consumer – Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was visited yesterday and in his typical observe, he prolonged his compliments to his thousands and thousands of supporters. He’s certainly eternally grateful for the overwhelming assist and present of solidarity.
“It’s pertinent to notice that the harassment, intimidation, and manhandling of our attorneys by the DSS officers throughout the go to nonetheless continued, regardless of our protest final week.
“Attorneys had been ‘virtually stripped bare’ whereas looking for incriminating supplies throughout a court-ordered go to.
“We, due to this fact, don’t mince phrases in stating that it’s not secure because it stands in the present day for us who’re visiting our Consumer.
“This hostile remedy is changing into exceedingly insupportable and unacceptable within the prevailing circumstance.
“We at the moment are extra apprehensive of the truth that no trial will begin within the circumstance we presently discover ourselves till our Consumer – Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is transferred to the Correctional middle.
“He can’t be tried for a one-way stereotyped conviction within the method the Federal Authorities is presently pursuing this. To disclaim us, his attorneys writing supplies and for the visits to be carried out beneath the environment of concern and intimidation is extremely unacceptable and condemnable.
“The script at the moment being performed is a transparent demonstration of the Federal Authorities technique to deny him a good trial, and we can’t settle for it, beneath no circumstance. We perceive the sport and the dancing sample.
“I need you all to be reminded that the current improvement is a direct consequence of your prayers effectively answered.
“We crave for extra prayers and urge you all to proceed to stay law-abiding and peaceable within the conduct of your affairs. Be assured that with reality and God on our facet, we’ll win the battle in court docket overwhelmingly.
“We will proceed to maintain you posted because the occasion unfolds, however be assured that we’ll have causes to rejoice in no distance time, Umuchineke.”
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