The Indigenous People Of Biafra records another historical victory, as the last batch of Seventy Five activists out of 140 regains her freedom, since the court orders the 140 be released in Two Batches, Native Reporters learnt.
Recall that, 65 activists were first released on Thursday 13 June, 2019, from Enugu Prisons and the relentless IPOB vigorously fought to endeavor the rest Seventy Five regains freedom on Friday, the 14th Of June, 2019.
The 140 IPOB activists were granted Bail by Enugu State Magistrate Court presided by Her Lordship Choke on the 7th Of June, 2019, without the arraignment of the defendants and prosecuting counsel in Court.
The Prosecuting counsel who did not not file any application or provide to the court exhibits buttressing the warped and fallacious charges against the defendants, sent a none legal representative to excuse the court of inability to provide the accused persons in court, as the Prison official ASP Emmanuel Udeh informed the Court the accused persons were not provided due to inefficient security backups and logistics.
After several arguments by IPOB Legal counsels, the Court grants Bail and ruled:
“After hearing the counsels on the first day of arraignment, the 140 defendants were remanded in Prisons, on the charges of treasonable felony.
The defendants have conducted themselves civily and has never gotten involved in any illicit acts. The defendants have been remanded for 14days and there is no evidential proof to buttress their claims. An accused is not guilty until proven one.
Therefore, The Court grants Bail to the 140 accused persons, in The like sum of One Million Naira, A business Man with goods worth One Million Naira with evidence of tax clearance to Surety ten persons or Surety with Landed Properties worth one Million Naira or a Civil Servant not less than level ten with evidence of tax clearance. Both the Surety and accused persons shall submit full length of photographs to the court.
The Bail conditions were dully perfected by IPOB, hence the release of the activists.
The first batch of Sixty Five activists released from prisons, also stormed the court in high spirit, so to welcome other comrades. The screams of Freedom and Celebration its being heared everywhere. The activists appreciates the asidous efforts of IPOB Leadership and her arm of Legal Team, for proving that Biafra Nation is the Hope to mankind and will be a positive reference point of the World.