By Eric Elezuo
The embattled senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Ovie Omo-Agege, has got a court injunction that forbids the Nigerian Police or its sister agency, the Department of State Service (DSS) from arresting him.
In a Court Order signed by Honourable Justice I. U. Bello, the Presiding Judge, of the FCT High Court of Justice, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, the court granted among other prayers brought in through a Motion Ex-parte by Barrister Aliyu Umar, SAN, et al, order of interim injunction restraining the respondents, their agents, and/or servants arresting and /or detaining the applicant (Senator Ovie Omo-Agege) either in their custody or the custody of any other law enforcement agent, or its servants agents or privies or through any person working in concert with the respondent as its agents or privies by whaever means or howsoever described pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice filed in the suit.
The respondents according to the document made available to TheBoss include The Attorney of the Federation, The Inspector General of Police, The Commissioner of Police, FCT Command The Director General, State Security Service.
The court granted all the prayers of the Applicant pending when the case will be called for argument on May 7, 2018.
Recall that Senator Omo-Agege was arrested last Wednesday as a result of his involvement in the attack on the Senate by suspected thugs, which led to the stealing of the Senate mace. he was later released on personal recognition while investigation continues.
The mace has since been found and returned to the hallowed Red Chamber.
Below is a copy of the court order