Court Stops COAS, Others From Arresting Tinubu


Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday granted an interim injunction restraining the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and his agents from arresting, detaining, harassing or intimidating the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

According to the judge, the order will be effective pending the determination of the motion on notice filed by Tinubu seeking the enforcement of his fundamental human rights.

Justice Tsoho also barred the COAS and his agents from further laying siege on Tinubu’s home situated at number 26, Bourdillon Street, Ikoyi.

The court further restrained the military or its agents from preventing him from participating in the 2015 general elections.

The case has been adjourned till March 31 for further hearing.

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