Court sets to hear fresh application seeking to detain Sowore for additional 20 days

A federal high Court sitting in Abuja will today hear a fresh application filed by the Department of State Services seeking to detain the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore for additional 20 days.

The matter earlier billed to come up earlier, but was stood down to 11am to enable the prosecutor get to court.

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The federal government had on 20th September filed a seven-count charge of fraud and treasonable felony against Mr Sowore.

In the new charges, the government is accusing Mr Sowore of making several transfers of $16,975 and $20,475 from his domiciliary account with the United Bank for Africa with the intention of concealing the origin of the money.

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Journalist and lawyers are in Court awaiting the arrival of the Presiding Judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo.

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