‘Bromide’ publication: 2 Leadership journalists charged with 10 counts of forgery

Tony Amokoedo and Chibuizor Ukaibe
Tony Amokoedo and Chibuizor Ukaibe

Tony Amokoedo and Chibuizor Ukaibe, the Leadership Newspaper journalists who were re-arrested and detained by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) yesterday, have been slammed with a ten count charge of forgery.

The journalists were dragged before Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Both of them were arrested last week for publishing a report which portrayed the FG has giving a directive to attack party leaders of opposition parties.

The FG, however, claimed the document was forged demanding that the journalist disclose their source of information.

The journalists were reportedly re-arrested on Monday by the police and charged to court on Tuesday.

The journalists had sued the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, claiming the sum of N10 million each for breach of their fundamental human right.

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