Many supporters of Sunday Igboho are expected to remain in the custody of the police pending their court case. A court in Yaba has told the police command to detain them till July 27 when they will appear in court. The court decided on an order brought before the court by the Lagos state police.
In today’ s report, many Yoruba nation agitators that were arrested on July 3 have been told to remain in the custody of the Lagos state police. Before their arrest, the Lagos state police had warned the Yoruba protesters not to protest in Lagos. The Lagos state police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu made this statement a few hours after Sunday Igboho’ s house was attacked in Ibadan. But despite the warning of the Lagos Police, many Yoruba protesters still went ahead with the protest.
At the protest ground in Ojota, Lagos state. Many people stormed the protest ground and many news platforms were also there to cover the event. During the event, a little girl was allegedly shot dead by the Nigerian Police. However, the protest became violent after the Nigerian Police tried to disperse the protesters. Despite the attempt of the police to disperse them, the protesters continued to carry out their protest.
Meanwhile, the police were able to arrest some protesters who refused to comply with the order of the police. About 47 protesters were arrested from the protest ground and they have been kept in the custody of the Lagos state police till the end of their trial in court. Meanwhile, the protesters had urged the magistrate court to grant them bail pending their trial in court.
In a response to that, a magistrate court in Yaba announced that all the arrested protesters will remain in the custody of the Lagos state police till July 27. The judge claimed that the Lagos state police had earlier filed a motion to challenge their bail condition. Due to that, the protesters are to remain in custody till July 27.