A Rivers State High Court has restrained the Police and the Department of State Security Service (DSS), from arresting or detaining the former acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mrs. Joy Nunieh.
The judge, Justice E.N Thompson who gave the order on the suit marked PHC/1128 FHR/2020 said, “that the 3rd -5th respondents are restrained from arresting, detaining and harassing the applicant pending the determination of the motion on notice.
“That the 1st and 2nd respondents are restrained from using the 3rd – 5th respondents to arrest, harass and intimidate the applicant pending the determination of the motion on notice.
“That the 3rd – 5th respondents should, without delay, unconditionally withdraw the men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force from the premises of the applicant pending the determination of the motion on notice.”
Also joined in the suit was the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio.