A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt and presided over by Justice A.M. Liman, on Monday, said the two brothers should be brought before the court on March 7, 2016 for a definite hearing on the matter between Ndigbara and the Nigerian Army. The two brothers, Friday and Saturday Ndigbara, were arrested and detained by the army during the first military invasion of Yeghe community, Gokana LGA, Rivers State, about one month ago. The community was also invaded by soldiers about two weeks ago, leading to the alleged killing of about 18 persons believed to be loyalists of the former militant leader. It would be recalled that the Nigerian Army had been on the trail of Ndigbara over an allegation of gun-running. The former militant leader however approached the court, through his counsel, Mr Godwin Onos, claiming that his fundamental human rights had been breached by the nation’s military authority. The absence of the two brothers in court, on Monday, stalled the hearing of the matter, but the trial judge ordered that they should be brought before the court next Monday. Counsel for Ndigbara family, Mr Onos, told newsmen that he was in court to demand for the release of the two brothers, adding that part of his plea was for the military to desist from raiding the residence of Mr Solomon Ndigbara. Justice Liman, however, adjourned the matter to March 7, 2016 when the detained duo were expected to be in court, in compliance with his order.]]>

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