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Justice Served as 19 Alleged Members of MASSOB Are Acquitted

by Kunle Awosiyan
MASSOB

Federal High Court sitting in Awka has discharged and acquitted alleged members of the proscribed Movement for Actualizationof the sovereign state of Biafra(MASSOB)

The 19 defendants who were arrested in 2007 on a seven count charge bordering on treason, terrorism, and others were araigned in court, with the case amended in 2009.

The case has been going on since then with delays caused by transferring of the sitting judges.

The defendants who were discharged and acquitted on the 24th of November 2021 on the reason of want of evidence by the sitting judge of the Federal High Court 2, Hon. Justice. Oweibo, expressed very high gratitude to their defense council and the sitting judge for the show of transparency and acumen.

Speaking with the defence council, Chijioke Okoli Akirika, he commended the judge and deserves honored for his passionate assessment on the judgement he delivered.

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