A Magistrate court in Yaba, Lagos State, has granted bail to the embattled #EndSARS protester, Peter Eronmosele Adene, in the sum of one million naira.
The court granted the bail on Tuesday after it rejected a request by the police for an order to detain him for another 30 days, to enable them conclude investigations into the allegations against the defendant.
It has been a tough time for #EndSARS protester, Peter Eromosele Adene who has been arraigned before a Chief Magistrate in Lagos today.
The embattled youth whose sister described as a musician, philanthropist and civil rights activist was arrested and whisked to the nation’s capital in Abuja by security operatives on November 7th, 2020.
Peter Eromosele, was charged with allegations for aiding the #EndSARS protest in Lagos in a case which ought to have held before now on account of allegations of financial assistance and support to the protesting youths that was later hijacked by hoodlums in some parts of the country.
Onomene Adene, his sister had earlier explained to the media that she was used as bait by a group of security operatives to get her brother that saturday he was arrested.
She explained that she got a call on that saturday morning from a man who claimed to be a former church member who had a parcel to deliver to her father who is the pastor of the church. In her statement, she claimed that it turned out to be false.
Eromosele has been in detention for 10 days before the case hearing.
Meanwhile, reports say that there have been heavy Police presence at the Yaba Magistrate Court where Eromosele Adene’s case was heard.