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Just In: Police arraigns Omoyele Sowore, 4 others for alleged unlawful assembly

The commissioner of police FCT has arraigned the convener of RevolutionNow protest Omoyele Sowore and 4 others before a magistrate court on a 3-count charge of criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly and public disturbance.

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The defendants were on 1st January 2021 arrested by the Special weapons tactical team in Abuja while protesting to mark the New Year celebration.

The prosecution alleges that the defendants were arrested with placards calling for a violent Revolution against president Muhammadu Buhari.

Court orders the defendants to be remanded in Kuje correctional center pending the hearing and determination of their formal bail application

Matter has been adjourned until tomorrow.

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