Friday, December 4, 2020

Court orders police to probe some prominent citizens over EndSARS protest

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The Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory has been ordered by a Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja to launch an investigation into 50 notable persons accused of promoting the #EndSARS protest.

Magistrate Omolola Akindele who ruled on the criminal complaint filed by an activist Kenechukwu Okeke, gave the police two weeks to investigate the matter and send a report for proper adjudication.

Defendants in the case include the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi; Musician Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, David Adeleke otherwise known as Davido, Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz; and social media comedians, Debo Adebayo aka Mr Macaroni and Maryam Apaokagi aka Taoma as well as activist, Aisha Yesufu

Others include former Director-General, Bureau for Public Sector Reform, Dr. Joe Abah; journalist, Kiki Mordi, Peter and Paul Okoye, Innocent Idibia aka Tuface and Bankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W.