Abubakar Marshall Arrested Over Failure To Produce Sowore

The FCT Police Command has arrested one Mr Abubakar Marshall over Mr Omoyele Sowore’s failure to report back to the Police.

Recall Omoyele Sowore was arrested on the 24th of February 2022 as a result of a petition against Sahara Reporters Foundation and Mr Omoyele Sowore for criminal defamation, injurious falsehood publication of news known to be false contrary to section 391, 392, 393, 394, 395 and 418 of the Penal code of Northern Nigeria” by former member House of Representatives, Prince Ned Nwoko through his lawyers Trifold Law & Partners.

After taking Sowore on bail that day all efforts to get him to return Sowore to the Police has failed as he would not pick up calls or return message and calls.

The petition signed by Bryan U. Ukaegbu on behalf of the the law firm accused Sowore of several defamatory statements through his news outfit, social media handles aimed at running down their client’s business and political career.

The Police in their friendly and professional manner devoid of oppression granted Sowore Administrative Bail with an understanding that he will return to the police and with Sowore the next day been the 25th of February 2022.

The FCT Police Public Relations Officer DSP Josephine Adeh while reacting to this confirmed the arrest and stated that the Surety, Abubakar Marshall was charged to court following his failure to produce the suspect adding that this is inline with standard best practices.

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