There was chaos in court as 15 operatives of the Department of State Services DSS, rearrested Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, after the proceedings of Friday, at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
According to reports the operatives of the DSS invaded the courtroom to effect the arrest.
He was rearrested after the close of the day’s proceedings which the judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, had adjourned till February 11.
Before the re-arrest, a stampede occurred in court as Sowore and his supporters tried to resist the operatives numbering about 15.
The drama that ensueed disrupted the proceedings which Justice Ojukwu was conducting after Sowore’s case was adjourned.
Justice Ojukwu was forced to suspend all further sitting, and directing that the rest of the cases on her list for the day be adjourned.
Sowore’s lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), told reporters that lawyers in his team had attempted to meet with the #RevolutionNow protest convener in custody but were not allowed.
He said Sowore’s co-defendant, Adebayo Bakare, could also be rearrested.