DSS Arraigns 4 Suspected Terrorists in Court

DSS Arraigns 4 Suspected Terrorists in Court | Daily Report Nigeria

Four suspected terrorists were arraigned on Wednesday before the Chief Magistrate Court in the Isabo area of Abeokuta, Ogun State.

The Department of State Services ( DSS) in suit number MISC/ 15/2023, demanded that the suspects be remanded at the prison yard in the state.

The suspects are Aliu Abubakar, Abubakar Usman, Abubakar Amadu, and Adamu Aliu.

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Daily Report Nigeria understands that the suspected terrorists were arrested on December 9, 2022.

The DSS, however brought them before the court yesterday charging them for terrorism.

The prosecution counsel, Emmanuel Zamba, told the Court that the DSS had already filled a motion ex parte slated for March 15 which was yesterday in respect for the suit which contains a five-paragraph affidavit

He accused the suspects of committing offences contrary to sections 2 and 3 of the Terrorism (Prevention and Prohibition) Act, 2022.

Zamba said: “We are praying for an order of this honourable court to detain the defendants in the custody of the Nigeria correctional service for 30 days pending the determination of the suit.”

In her ruling, the Chief Magistrate, M O Osinbajo, granted the prayer of the DSS as pleaded by the prosecution counsel.

She, however, adjourned the case till April 17 for further reports from the DSS.

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