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BREAKING: Imo court frees 114 IPOB women

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A high court in Owerri on Friday evening released , unconditionally , the 114 women suspected to be members of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra .
The women were remanded by a magistrate ’ s court in Owerri on Monday and Thursday respectively , after they were arrested and arraigned by the Police for demanding to know the whereabouts of missing IPOB leader , Nnamdi Kalu .

The bail application filed by the lead counsel to the women , Ejiofor Uche , was not opposed , as the Police had no representation in court .

The court had granted the bail application , and freed the women unconditionally .

Their release sparked off wild jubilation on the court premises and within Owerri , the state capital.

The Police prosecutor , Theaddus Okay , told our correspondent that the Police had no representation because the matter had been referred to the state ministry of justice for legal counsel and decision .

He said that the Police had no powers in whatever decision that was taken subsequently.

The state Commissioner of Police , Dasuki Galadanchi , told our correspondent on the phone that the release of the women was sequel to an instruction given to him and the state commissioner for justice by the state governor , Rochas Okorocha .

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