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House of Reps Orders Investigation Into DSS Invasion of Court, Sowore’s Rearrest

The House of Representatives has mandated its relevant committees to investigate the action of Department of State Services operatives following the rearrest pro-democracy campaigner and journalist, Omoyele Sowore, at the premises of a Federal High Court in Abuja.

The matter was raised by the Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, during plenary on Tuesday, ChannelsTV reports.

The lawmaker described the occurrence as an abuse on the sanctity of the court.

He said the reported invasion of the courtroom by DSS operatives can be seen as one arm of government attempting to overpower another, which will spell doom for the country’s democracy.

 

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