Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the handcuffing of its National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh when he appeared in court on Tuesday, reports Punch.
The party described the act as a brazen display of authoritarianism by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.
Metuh, who was granted bail in the sum of N400 million on Tuesday, was brought to the court in handcuff.
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The PDP said the development, which unexpectedly elicited widespread public outcry clearly betrays an extra-judicial, top political witch-hunt policy of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
The party noted that the act was carefully designed to humiliate, embarrass and portray PDP leaders as common criminals and set the stage to cow and decimate opposition and perceived foes of the government.
The party stated that the aim of the ruling party is to break Metuh.
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