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Lawless Nigerian Police Finally Charge Enslaved 21-year-old Woman, Glory Okolie To Court




The Nigerian Police Drive has charged Gloria Okolie, a 21-year-old younger lady arrested and enslaved by operatives of the Inspector-Normal of Police’s Intelligence Response Workforce (IRT) in Imo State.

The go well with was in accordance with the courtroom order issued by the Federal Excessive Court docket Abuja on Friday twenty seventh August 2021.

The police had arrested Okolie for allegedly being associates with a suspected member of the proscribed Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB).

She was later transferred to Abuja, regardless of efforts by her relations to safe her launch.

After 66 days in detention, the police, in a press release stated she was arrested for alleged membership of IPOB and for working with one Benjamin Uzoma Emojiri to assault officers and stations in Imo.

Her detention stirred public outcry as many Nigerians, together with civil society organisations, have referred to as for her launch.

Within the enrolment order obtained by journalists, the case was instituted by the Inspector Normal of Police, the Commander, Police Intelligence Response Workforce (DCP Tunji Disu) and the Lawyer Normal of the Federation.

The orders of the courtroom presided over by Justice Sylvanus Chinedu Oriji have been that “the Respondents (Police/FG) ought to cost the applicant (Gloria Okolie) to courtroom on or earlier than thirty first August 2021 if they’ve any case towards her.

“If the applicant is just not charged to courtroom as aforesaid, the respondents, particularly the first, 2nd and third, are ordered to launch her on bail upon success of the next circumstances.

“The applicant shall enter right into a bond within the sum of #2, 000, 000. 00 with one surety in like sum to report back to the respondents each time they’re able to cost her to courtroom.

“The surety shall be a civil servant of at the least grade degree 12 within the federal civil service.”

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