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PREMIUM TIMES is reporting that Omoyele Sowore its being questioned over purported ties to Boko Haram and other outlawed groups.
According to the report, “Terrorism allegations were the focus of a grilling session conducted with Mr Sowore by State Security Service operatives on November 12, two sources familiar with the event” said.
“Agents have been asking him to tell them about his relationship with Boko Haram, Islamic Movement of Nigeria and the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra,” .
Boko Haram is rated the worlds most dangerous terror organisation that was also outlawed by the then administration of Goodluck Jonathan administration.
NewsWireNGR recalls that, Femi Falana, human rights lawyer and lawyer to Omoyele Sowore had raised alarm that the DSS was looking for evidence to nail the activist currently incarceration with terrorism.
In his reaction to Abubakar Malami,attorney-general of the federation‘s decision to take over the prosecution team in the case involving Omoyele Sowore, convener of Revolution Now Movement, after the invasion of the court.
He said, “The entire interrogation pertained to Sowore’s alleged links with the proscribed Boko Haram sect, IPOB, and IMN which he vehemently denied. At Sowore’s instance a member of the legal defence team, Mr. Abubakar Marshal witnessed the marathon interrogation”.
“In view of the foregoing we urge the AGF to file a nolle prosequi motion without any further delay to end the macabre dance which has exposed the country to avoidable embarrassment.”
Sowore, who was briefly released by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday, was rearrested less than 24 hours later.