Arrest of Jones Abiri
On July 21, 2016, a dozen heavily-armed agents of the self-styled Department of State Services arrested Mr Abiri, the publisher of Weekly Source newspaper, outside his office at 288 Chief Melford Okilo Expressway, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. Eyewitnesses said the SSS agents, who came in three cars, did not read him his rights and did not produce a warrant before handcuffing him, raiding his office, and taking him into custody.
|Affiliation:||SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s govt detained Nigerian journalist for two years without trial|
|Assailant:||Department of State Service (DSS)|
On July 21, 2016, a dozen heavily-armed agents of the self-styled Department of State Services ar...