Known as the “Innocent Four”, the journalists are serving 15-years jail terms each in different prisons across Nigeria following their conviction by the tribunal on charges of “accessory after the fact to treason” for writing stories touching on an alleged coup plot to topple the military government of General Sani Abacha in March 1995

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Report Details

Report Type: Arrest
Location: Abia
Victim: Chris Anyanwu, Kunle Ajibade, George Mbah and Ben Charles Obi
Affiliation: “Innocent 4” Spend Second Year In Jail
Assailant: military government of General Sani Abacha