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Baba Ijesha has been remanded in prison till court workers resume, Lagos State Commissioner of Police says

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Nigeria Yoruba actor, Yomi Fabiyi held a protest for the release of colleague, Baba Ijesha, on bail term following the ongoing  judicial strike. The protest was carried out on May 12 at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba.

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Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu while addressing the protest carried out by the actor stated that Baba Ijesha will remain in custody till the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria calls off its nationwide strike.

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He further said that Baba Ijesha  will be remanded in custody based on the legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions in the State Ministry of Justice, and after a prima facie case had been established against him.

 

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He said:

“When they got the SCIID today (Wednesday), they were advised by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the SCIID, and he told them that we have done our work and sought legal advice from the Ministry of Justice and the advice was that we should still keep them in our custody.

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When we concluded our investigation we forwarded our report to the ministry for legal adbice. The ministry advised us through the Office of the Public Offender. The legal advice was that there was a prima facie case established against him and some sections of the law were quoted in the advice. So, the advice was that he should remain in our custody and to be charged for that”.

He also revealed that the continous  detention will be reviewed if JUSUN strike continues. He also revealed that court workers have agreed to work for three days and continue their ongoing trike on the remaining two working days of the week.

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