Police arrests Sowore’s lawyer over lawsuit

Men of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja have arrested Comrade Omoyele Sowore’s lawyer, Barrister Marshal Abubakar, of Femi Falana Chambers.

It was earlier reported that Barrister Marshal Abubakar was the lawyer who had sued the Nigerian Police, after the unlawful arrest of Omoyele Sowore, on the order of Ned Nwoko, on  the 24th of February 2022.

Omoyele Sowore had taken to his Facebook page to report the arrest. According to his post, the lawyer was forcefully arrested. His offence as claimed by the Police was that he defended Sowore and embarrassed them, by suing the Force.

BREAKING: Nigeria Police Force has just arrested Marshal Abubakar a lawyer attached to Femi Falana Chambers in Abuja for defending me during my recent spat with the police and so called “Billionairë” Ned Nwoko. Marshal D F Abubakar was traced to his home and forcefully arrested because he was accused of defending me. They claimed that he embarrassed the @police by suing them and Ned Nwoko on my behalf.