The Department of State Services, DSS, has produced before a Federal High Court in Abuja eight out of the 12 detained associates of the advocate for Yoruba nation, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho.
They were arrested during a July 1 raid on Igboho’s Ibadan, Oyo State, residence by operatives of the DSS.
DSS’ lawyer, Mr. I. Awo said the production of the detainees was in compliance with an earlier order by the court.
Lawyer to the detainees, Pelumi Olajengbesi, queried the decision by the DSS to hold on to the other four.
The actual identity of the eight brought to court was imminently established.
At the last adjourned date, DSS’ lawyer had told a Federal High Court in Abuja that as against the claim by lawyers to the associates that 12 of them were being held, it has three – Amoda Babatunde (aka Lady K), Diokola Adeyemo Admola and Bamidele Sunday in its custody.
Lawyer to the applicants, Pelumi Olajengbesi, faulted Awo’s claim and insisted that all his clients were being held by the DSS.
In view of the development, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, adjourned hearing for applicants to amend charges before it.
It was gathered that the Judge adjourned till Wednesday August 4, 2021 for further hearing as DSS produced only eight out of the twelve allegedly arrested.