The Kogi State Police Command has secretly arraigned two Buhari-Should-Go protesters, Larry Emmanuel and Victor Udoka, in court docket, with out giving them entry to their legal professionals.
The police of their desperation to harass the peaceable protesters additionally ensured that they have been remanded on the Kabba Jail – with out the information of their legal professionals or relations.
SaharaReporters learnt that neither the fees on which they have been arraigned have been made to the general public or the identification of the Justice of the Peace dealing with the trial.
SaharaReporters had earlier at the moment reported that the police in Kogi State refused to supply the 2 Buhari-Should-Go protesters who have been mobbed by hoodlums sponsored by the state authorities and thereafter taken to the police command.
It had been reported that the legal professionals of the protesters since Monday had not been in a position to set eyes on them, because the police who claimed to be in custody of the 2 males, refused to convey them to their legal professionals.
That is sequel to the torture which violent youths on Sunday gave the middle-aged protesters who have been pasting Buhari-Should-Go posters in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.
SaharaReporters had reported that the irate mob flogged the 2 youths, filmed them and brutalised them earlier than they have been later handed over to the police.
It had been gathered that the police thereafter quizzed the 2 protesters and detained them once they insisted on seeing their lawyer earlier than making an announcement.
“The legal professionals have been there for 2 days now and the police haven’t produced them. The police commissioner in Kogi couldn’t produce anti-Buhari protesters he claimed have been in his custody after two days.
“We’re listening to they have been by no means returned to police custody after the police handed them over to thugs,” a supply in Lokoja had instructed this newspaper.
“They organized a Justice of the Peace to secretly strive the 2 guys with out authorized illustration.
“They’re reportedly in Kabba jail. The police have refused to launch the fees to the general public and all efforts by legal professionals to get the fees haven’t been fruitful,” a human rights activist following the case revealed to SaharaReporters.