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Nigerian police explains why it arrested Deji Adeyanju

Deji was arrested alongside Mr Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams.

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Deji Adeyanju, a controversial Nigerian and a fearless activist was arrested by the Nigerian Police yesterday, charges laid against him was prior to a protest led by him.

Nigerian police explains why it arrested Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju

Deji was arrested during a protest led by him against the Nigerian police being political wardogs. He protested that the Police were being used by politicians to oppress their opposition. Deji lamented over the  nonchalant behaviour of the police force towards corruption matters concerning members of the ruling party, APC.

Deji was arrested alongside Mr Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams.

Nigerian police explains why it arrested Deji Adeyanju

The protest placard

Contrary to popular belief, the Nigerian Police revealed that the arrested Deji and others for criminal conspiracy and other offences as included in a press release by the Nigerian Police.

The Press Release reads in full,

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Ref No.CZ:5300/FPRD/FHQ/ABJ/VOL.2/ Date: 28th November, 2018

The Director of News

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PRESS RELEASE

ARRAIGNMENT IN COURT OF DEJI ADEYANJU, DANIEL ABOBAMA AND BOMA WILLIAMS ARRESTED FOR CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, JOINT ACT, DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER, PUBLIC NUISANCE, DISOBEDIENCE TO ORDER DULY PROMULGATED BY PUBLIC SERVANT, DISTURBANCE OF PUBLIC PEACE, INCITING PUBLIC DISTURBANCE, THREAT TO PUBLIC SECURITY AND SAFETY, CRIMINAL DEFAMATORY AND DEROGATORY CONDUCT AGAINST CONSTITUENT AUTHORITY AND BREACH OF LAW AND ORDER

The Nigeria Police Force today arraigned Deji Adeyanju, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams at Karshi Magistrate Court, Federal Capital Territory for criminal offences of Joint Act, Criminal defamation, Disturbance of public peace, Threat to public security and safety and inciting public disturbance under the Penal Code Law.

2. The lawyers to the suspects were equally in court. Deji Adeyanju, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams were remanded to Prison custody in Keffi, Nasarawa State after they failed to meet the bail conditions. The matter was adjourned to 21st January, 2019 for hearing.

Ag. DCP JIMOH MOSHOOD
FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FORCE HEADQUARTERS
ABUJA

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