We will first start off by saying this is not a Nollywood script but reality.
Operatives of the Department of State Services on Friday morning disrupted the ongoing trial of activists Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, to re-arrest the two men, who were only released from its detention on Thursday evening.
The DSS incomprehensibly also chased away the presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu from the proceedings.
This ensued a current standoff inside the court premises as the DSS operatives are refusing to allow Sowore and his lawyers to exit. Already aware of the development, Mr Sowore is held in the court with his lawyers and associates. They had appeared in court for a fundamental rights
Friday morning’s attempt to recapture Mr Sowore came a day after the Sahara Reporters’ publisher was released from detention after spending 124 days.
Mr Sowore was released after Ijeoma Ojukwu, , insisted that her November 6 order must be complied with or senior officials of the SSS would be held in criminal contempt.
After his release yesterday she also fined the Service N100,000.
Eventually, DSS operatives re-arrested Sowore after a physical clash with the defendant.and he has been taken to the headquarters of the DSS.