Ado Ekiti - Political thugs suspected to be members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State on Tuesday unleased terror on witnesses who testified for the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal., reports Punch.
The thugs, who had waited outside the courtroom during proceedings, pounced on the APC witnesses and supporters as they came out of the courtroom.
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Many supporters of the APC and those that came to witness proceedings fled in different directions immediately they spotted the hoodlums.
Riot policemen attached to the tribunal, however, managed to smuggle to the witnesses out of the premises in a Golf car to an unknown location.
The tribunal is hearing a petition filed by the APC senatorial candidate for Ekiti Central, Gbenga Olofin, against the return of Senator Fatimat Rasaki of the PDP.
Read more at Punch.
- News 24