Court Grants Bail To 3 Biafran journalists
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Federal High Court in Enugu, has granted bail to two Biafran journalists, Egwuatu Chukwuka and Prince Daniel, their Codefendants Paul Nnabuife, with the Fourth accused Ebubechukwu Ogbu who was allegedly killed by the Nigeria Police, while in two Months detention at Anti-Kidnaping Unit Of The Nigeria Police Enugu State.
The three surviving Biafran activist was arrested on the 4th of November 2017 by the Awkunanaw Police, while carrying out their Media responsibilities by covering the Enugu State Local Government Election and are facing fallacious Five Count Charges, filed in Federal High Court Enugu, by the Anti-Kidnapping Unit Of The Nigeria Police Enugu.
The Five Count Charges are as follows;
That you Paul Nnabuife ‘m’, Prince Daniel Onyeka Egbule ‘m’, Chukwuka Egwuatu ‘m’ with one Ebubechukwu Ogbu now late and others now at large on or about the 4th day of November 2017 within the Enugu Judicial Division did conspire amongst yourself to commit;
(iii)Participating in a meeting and the activities of The Indigenous People Of Biafra(IPOB) a proscribed organization.
(iv)Use Of Improvised Explosive Device
(V)Rendering support to The Indigenous People Of Biafra through the use of electronic and printed materials to disseminate terrorist information
The Anti-Kidnapping Squad who abducted the two Biafran journalists and two other Biafran activists with severe injuries inflicted on them, kept them incommunicado, with denial of access to their Family Members, Medical Care and Legal Counsels. They were inhumanely tortured, leaving the Fourth accused dead.
IPOB Legal Team under the Leadership Of Citizen Nnamdi Kanu, relentlessly fought in the midst of Threats, Physical fight with the Security Agents, until there whereabout was unveiled, hence their arraignment in Court.
Bail Application was filed, upon which they were later granted Bail.
Recall that IPOB leader in the person of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his co-defenders court case had been adjourned for further hearing.