Two Arrested For ‘Stoning’ Justice Aganaba In Bayelsa

Bayelsa State Police Command has confirmed the arrest and remand of two persons suspected to be among the gang of hoodlums who disrupted a State High Court proceeding in Yenagoa by throwing stones at the presiding judge,Justice Nayai Aganaba

Those arrested are: Promise Ogilogi and Azibabin Adiki, while others are still on the run.

The Command confirmed the arrest in a press statement signed by the Spokesman of the Command, Asinim Butswat on Saturday.

He said the police would not condone attacks on judges or courts in the state or any form of insecurity.

“We are on top of the matter; those attacking courts and judges in the state should desist from it. We will not condone any form of insecurity or breakdown of law and order in Bayelsa,” Asinim said.

Bayelsa State Police Command in a press statement said:”The Bayelsa State Police Command has remanded two suspects in prison custody for their involvement in the Bayelsa State High court invasion and attack on High court judge.

“The suspects, one Promise Ogilogi and Azibabin Adiki were arrested on April 13, 2022.

“The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command, Ben Nebolisa Okolo, has charged police operatives to intensify efforts to arrest the fleeing suspects and warn unequivocally that the Command is poised to deal decisively with anyone or persons who hide under any guise to disrupt the peace in the state.

“The Command hereby assures members of the public, particularly the judiciary, that adequate security measures have been put in place to ensure the safety and sanctity of the courtroom and to forestall future occurrence.”


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