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A Magistrate court in Yaba, Lagos State, has granted bail to one of the #EndSARS protester, Eronmosele Adene, in the sum of one million naira.
The court granted the bail on Tuesday after it rejected a request by the police for an order to detain him for another 30 days, to enable them conclude investigations into the allegations against the defendant.
Family members and Journalists were barred from the court sitting while police claimed they were only preventing crowd invasion.
Adene was arrested on November 7 by the police, for his involvement in the #EndSARS protest and also on allegations of providing financial support to the movement.
He was subsequently taken to Abuja days later which led to the #FreeEromz trend.
According to reports, he was moved from the Police Federal Criminal Investigation Division (FCID) in Abuja back to Lagos on Sunday night.
Adene has spent 10 days in detention without charge as against the Nigerian law requiring that anyone in custody for 24 hours be charged to court.
one of the lawyers involved in his case, Mbasekei Obono, speaking on Adene’s transfer back to Lagos said “It is clear that the government does not have any evidence against him that warrants a federal offence.”