Published On: Wed, Oct 18th, 2017

Breaking News: Fracas At High Court Owerri

Breaking News: Fracas At High Court OwerriBreaking News: Fracas At High Court Owerri

Breaking News: Fracas At High Court Owerri

The High Court in Owerri, Imo State saw the men of the mobile police officers invade the premises of the court. The men of the police force had arrived the office of the Chief Judge of Imo State this morning looking to make an arrest.

In the process of the arrest, the men of the police force sealed the entire premises of the High Court in Owerri – chasing away the public who had come to court to litigate their case.

247ureports.com is not certain the identity of the person the police had come to arrest. But it was gathered that the Chief Judge had not arrived the High Court premises at the time of the police invasion.

The police take over of the High Court premises in Owerri caused immediate panic in the surrounding environs who could not make out what was happening. The officers arrived in war-like looking hilux pickup trucks and carrying sophisticated weapons.

An eyewitness who was inside the court at the High Court Owerri when the police force arrived, described the arrival of the police officers as frightening and jolting. “We thought it was an attack“.

Cursory inquiry indicates that the Judiciary were not pleased with the aggressive invasion of the High Court by the police officers. The judiciary collectively resisted the attempted arrest. The resistance caused the police to mount even more aggressive tactics against the workers at the High Court.

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  1. Inwelegbu says:

    Bihari should be in peached

  2. Barr,Obini. says:

    Buhari, the president holding petroleum minister is a total violation of section 138 of 1999 constitution that made him Nigerian president too.and Nigerians are not saying anything ,section 138 stated it clearly, that the president shall not,during his tenure of office,hold any other executive office or paid employment in any capacity whatsoever . Even senate is not saying anything about it, as it is duty of senate to confirmed ministers as laid down rule by the constitution ,section 147 sub[2].this has shown very clearly that this government is not the type of government Nigerians want.

  3. Barr,Obini. says:

    Buhari, the president holding petroleum minister is a total violation of section 138 of 1999 constitution that made him nigeria too.and Nigerians are not saying any thing ,section 138 stated it very claer, that the president shall not,during his tenure of office,hold any other executive office or paid employment in any capacity whatsoever . Even senate are not saying any thing about it, as it is duty of senate to confired minister as lay down rule by the constitution ,section 147 [2].this have show very clear that this government is not the type of government Nigerians want ,

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