Separatist leader re-arrested, remanded

Separatist leader re-arrested, remanded


Separatist Nnamdi Kanu has been rearrested and brought back to Nigeria.


The acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who has been on the run after jumping bail, was intercepted by Interpol on June 27.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami discloswd this on Tuesday in Abuja.

He was immediately arraigned before Justice Binta Nyako for who ordered his remand until July 26, 20121.

Kanu was brought into the court by armed security personnel of DSS, Police.

A Human Right activist, Omoyele Sowore, Convener of Revolution Now#, took to his Facebook page on Tuesday afternoon to protest Kanu’s arrest and demand for his release.

He alleged that the Separatist leader had merely demanded for self determination for his people.

Details soon…

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