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Detained APC staff regain freedom

01 December 2014, 16:09

Lagos - A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, has ordered the release of the five officials of the All Progressives Congress detained by the Department of State Security.

The five officers – Chinedu Atuche, Fayemi Olaposi, Augustine Onuchukwu, Ebun Ilori and Esther Enemy – were arrested by the DSS during a raid of the APC data office in Ikeja, Lagos, on November 22.

Also read: Security agents raid APC office

The DSS said the raid was informed by intelligence information that some unwholesome activities were being perpetrated within the said building.

On Monday, at the resumed hearing in the fundamental rights enforcement action filed on behalf of the five officers by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), Justice Mohammed Yunusa declared the continued detention of the officers by the DSS as unlawful.

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