A high court in Owerri on Friday evening released, unconditionally, the 114 women suspected to be members of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra.
The women were remanded by a magistrate’s court in Owerri on Monday and Thursday respectively, after they were arrested and arraigned by the Police for demanding to know the whereabouts of missing IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kalu.
The court had granted the bail application, and freed the women unconditionally.
Their release sparked off wild jubilation on the court premises and within Owerri, the state capital.
He said that the Police had no powers in whatever decision that was taken subsequently.
The state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, told our correspondent on the phone that the release of the women was sequel to an instruction given to him and the state commissioner for justice by the state governor, Rochas Okorocha.