Operatives of the Department of State Service DSS, re-arrested Omoyele Sowore, Convener, Revolution Now Protest, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.
Sowore and Bakare had resisted being rearrested by the officers of the security outfit shortly after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu adjourned the day’s proceeding till February 11th, 12th and 13th, 2020 for definite hearing.
Justice Ojukwu had, on Thursday, ordered the DSS to release Sowore and Bakare within 24 hours after meeting his bail conditions.
Ojukwu, who gave the order, also awarded a 100, 000 naira fine against the DSS over its delay to serve the defence counsel with the additional proof of evidence in the ongoing trial despite the court’s order to the effect.
The DSS had, on Thursday, complied with the court order by releasing the defendants and also paid the fine.
At today’s sitting, the DSS Counsel, Hassan Liman, SAN, told the court that the security agency had already complied with the order of the court.
He also hinted that based on the agreement between the parties, the matter be adjourned till February 11th, 12 and 13 to enable the parties respond to applications filed.