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Human Rights Lawyer, Inibehe Effiong released from Prison

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Human Rights Lawyer, Inibehe Effiong released from Prison

Barrister Inibehe Effiong who was committed to one month imprisonment has been released, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

Inibehe Effiong a Human Rights Lawyer whose law chambers is domiciled in Lagos was on July 27, 2022 sent to prison while appearing before Chief Judge of Akwa Ibom, Ekaette Obot to defend his client, Leonard Ekpenyong.

The judge ordered imprisonment of inibehe Effion after the lawyer queried her decision to send a PREMIUM TIMES reporter, Saviour Imukudo, out of the courtroom and expressed concerns over the intimidating presence of armed police officers in the courtroom.

Human Rights Lawyer, Inibehe Effiong released from Prison

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Efforts by the NBA to get Mr Effiong released from prison did not yield fruits.
But ENigeria Newspaper can now report that he was released moment s ago from prison.

More details to follow.

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