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  Court orders JTF to release nursing mother others from its detention in Bayelsa Detention By Christian Ogbonna Yenagoa Jan 17 2019 NNN A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa has ordered the Joint Military Task Force JTF code named Operation Delta Safe to release two women including a nursing mother in their custody pending the determination of the suit The Presiding Judge Justice Mrs A O Awogboro gave the order on Thursday and explained that the two women include a nursing mother Mrs Yeibra Esinghan In two separate suits FHC YNG CS 1 2019 and FHC YNG CS 2 2019 on fundamental rights enforcement filed by their counsel Mr Victor Gbafe between the Commander of JTF Rear Admiral Apochi Sulieman and the applicants Mrs Yeibra Esinghan and Mrs Yedi Ketu they had prayed the court for an order for their immediate release The court also restrained JTF against their arrest and detention pending the determination of the suit According to a 12 and 11 paragraphs affidavit the appellants were arrested between Dec 26 and Dec 31 2018 by the JTF operatives in Bomadi Town In her ruling the presiding judge Justice Mrs Awogboro ordered the immediate release of the applicants forth with until the determination of the suit There should be an immediate release of the applicants forth with until the determination of the suit The JTF or any officer under its command should stay away from inviting arresting or torturing in whatever way the applicants or any of their relatives until the determination of the suit Awogboro stated The News Agency of Nigeria NNN reports that the matter was adjourned to Jan 25 for hearing NNN OOC IFY Edited by Ifeyinwa Omowole
Court orders JTF to release nursing mother, others from its detention in Bayelsa

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8 Yenagoa, Jan. 17, 2019 (NNN) A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa has ordered the Joint Military Task Force (JTF) code named, “Operation Delta Safe”,  to release two women including a nursing mother in their custody pending the determination of the suit.

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10 The Presiding Judge, Justice (Mrs) A. O. Awogboro, gave the order on Thursday and explained that the two women include a nursing mother, Mrs Yeibra Esinghan.

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12 In two separate suits, FHC/YNG/CS/1/2019 and FHC/YNG/CS/2/2019 on fundamental rights enforcement filed by their counsel, Mr Victor Gbafe, between the Commander of JTF, Rear Admiral Apochi Sulieman and the applicants, Mrs Yeibra Esinghan and Mrs Yedi Ketu, they had prayed the court for an order for their immediate release.

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14 The court also restrained JTF against their arrest and detention pending the determination of the suit.

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16 According to a 12 and 11 paragraphs affidavit, the appellants were arrested between Dec. 26 and Dec. 31, 2018 by the JTF operatives in Bomadi Town.

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18 In her ruling, the presiding judge, Justice (Mrs) Awogboro ordered, the immediate release of the applicants forth with, until the determination of the suit.

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20 “There should be an immediate release of the applicants forth with until the determination of the suit.

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22 “The JTF or any officer under its command should stay away from inviting, arresting, or torturing in whatever way the applicants or any of their relatives until the determination of the suit,” Awogboro stated.

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24 The News Agency of Nigeria (NNN) reports that the matter was adjourned to Jan. 25, for hearing. (NNN)

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Edited by Ifeyinwa Omowole

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