Senator Adeleke Drags Police IG, AIG To Court Over His Recent Detention

LAGOS MAY 3D (NESRANGERS)-According to reports reaching us, the senator Ademola Adeleke has decided to sue the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for his detention by the police in Abuja on May 6.
The senator who is a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 2018 Osun State governorship election through his lawyer, Kanmi Ajibola, is seeking the enforcement of his fundamental rights to personal liberty and right to freedom of movement at the Osun State High Court.
According to reports, joined in the said suit are the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 11, Leye Oyebade; an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Simon Lough; and an Assistant Superintendent of Police, John Faluyi
Justice S.O. Falola rulled theordering of the police not to arrest or detain the senator pending the determination of the substantive case before him. He made reference to the ruling of Justice I.E. Ekwor of the Federal High Court, Abuja, who granted Adeleke permission to travel to the United States on May 7th for medical attention.
The Justice further observed that the ruling of the Federal High Court had prevented the respondents from arresting or detaining the applicant.
Justice Falola went on to say, he had to allow the order made by Ekwor J. of the Federal High Court, Abuja, in charge No, FHC/ABJ/CR/156/2018 on May 3, 2019 to continue to operate.
He also, subsequently issued Form 48 against the police, asking them to take notice of consequence of disobedience of court order. He then adjourned the case to June 17, 2019.

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