Monday, January 25

DSS Finally Releases Journalist, Abiri Jones After Bail Was Granted

The Department of State Services have released Abiri Jones, the Bayelsa journalist who was arrested again over the weekend in Yenegoa, the capital of his home Bayelsa State where he publishes his Weekly Source magazine.While no official statement was issued to clarify the arrest of Jones Abiri which comes months after a prolonged detention, his lawyer Samuel Ogala confirmed that been released by the DSS adding that terms of the release would be disclosed later.

Recall we reported earlier that the DSS officials who arrested Mr Abiri came in a Toyota Hilux truck. The DSS had initially denied knowledge of the arrest, but those who were with him insisted the agency was responsible.

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