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Drama As Policemen Reportedly Injure Sowore Before Arresting Him, Others In Abuja
Omoyele Sowore, the Nigerian rights activist and Amnesty International designated Prisoner of Conscience, has been arrested, according to SaharaReporters.
Sowore and other activists in Abuja who were carrying out a peaceful procession to mark the New Year were arrested by Nigerian security forces.
Eyewitnesses say policemen suspected to be with the Rapid Response Squad stormed Gudu junction in Abuja, wounding Sowore before carting him away with other activists at the location.