Dunamis: Court orders immediate release of #BuhariMustGoprotesters
The Federal High Court Abuja has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to release five worshipers who were arrested at Dunamis International Gospel Centre on July 4 for allegedly wearing t-shirts with alleged inciting inscriptions.
The protesters Ben Manasseh, Anene Udoka, Henry Nwodo, Samuel Larry, and Samuel Gabriel, filed separate suits through their lawyer, Mr. Tope Temokun. at the Federal High Court, Abuja following their arrest during the church’s service on Sunday for wearing “BuhariMustGo” shirts
They had sued the DSS, President Muhammadu Buhari, the church’s pastor-in-charge, Pastor Paul Enenche, and others for alleged unlawful arrest and detention.
The plaintiffs, who urged the court to declare their arrest and detention unlawful also asked the court to award N10 million, each, in damages, for the violation of their fundamental rights.
Justice Chikere on Monday however ordered that the DSS should release the applicants with immediate effect.