A Magistrates’ Court in Port Harcourt presided over by Magistrate Andrew Jaja has remanded in prison, 20 people who participated in Tuesday’s pro Biafra protest in Port Harcourt.
The suspects were among hundreds of pro-Biafra supporters who protested in Port Harcourt over the detention of Nnamdi Kanu, the proprietor of the purported radio Biafra.
The accused persons were Wednesday charged for conspiracy and treasonable felony against the Nigerian state.
In a three-count charge brought by prosecutor A. A. Ajagha, they were said to have carried out an unlawful demonstration and destroyed the Nigerian flag as well as chanting war songs, an offence punishable by law. The case was adjourned till October 27 to enable the counsel address the court on bail.