The Police has given causes for the arrest of political activist, Deji Adeyanju and two others, who staged protests towards the All Progressives Congress, APC and President Muhammadu Buhari led administration.
In a assertion issued on Wednesday, by Police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, the Pressure mentioned that Deji, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams, were concerned in legal conspiracy, inflicting public nuisance and inciting public disturbance. Learn beneath.
DISPERSAL OF UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY AND UNRULY PROTESTERS
ARREST OF DEJI ADEYANJU, DANIEL ABOBAMA AND BOMA WILLIAMS 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 Pressure is just not unaware of the rights of each Nigerian to freedom of expression, peaceable meeting and affiliation, and freedom of motion as necessities of Democracy supplied for by the 1999 structure, Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended notably sections 38, 39, 40 and 41. Nevertheless, these rights have to be noticed with decorum, in good religion and with out violating the rights of other tens of millions of Nigerians to free motion and entry to security and safety throughout the Nation.
2. Deji Adeyanju, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams were arrested by the Police inside the powers supplied beneath the structure, Police Act and Rules, the Penal Code Regulation and Procedures to stop crime and guarantee security of all Nigerians. The Constitutional rights of each Nigerian as acknowledged in first paragraph above i.e Sections 38, 39, 40 and 41, these rights aren’t absolute as part 45 of the identical Structure offers for derogations to those rights.
3. Deji Adeyanju, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams contravene the legislation and were arrested for Felony Conspiracy, Joint Act, defamation of character, public nuisance, disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant, disturbance of public peace, inciting public disturbance, menace to public safety and security, legal defamatory and derogatory conduct towards constituent authority and breach of legislation and order beneath sections 96, 113, 114, 152, 183 and 391 of Penal Code legislation. They’re already arraigned in court docket in Abuja for prosecution.
4. For avoidance of doubt, hooked up are the reveals recovered from Deji Adeyanju, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams and a number of the legal defamatory feedback and utterances, that’s able to inciting public disturbance, menace to public safety and security, legal defamatory and derogatory conduct towards constituent authority and breach of legislation and order pasted by Deji Adeyanju on his face e book web page.