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Benue Police Arrest Journalist Over Release Of IDP Camp Protest Incident

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Benue Police Arrest Journalist Over Release Of IDP Camp Protest Incident

The Benue Police Command has apprehended a NAN Journalist, Emmanuel Atswen over giving an account of the dissent by IDPs at the International Market camp in Makurdi.

What happened:

IDPs in the camp had challenged the affirmed preoccupation of alleviation things.

They had hindered the entrance into the camp to stop vehicles stacked with the varying alleviation materials, from driving out.

The IDPs said it was not the first time authorities were stacking materials from the distribution centre.

Atswen, who was at the camp when the protest occurred, documented the story as well as took still and video photos of the nonconformists.

What is occurring:

Atswen, who was captured on Friday in Makurdi, is being blamed for “slander of character and deception”.

The Police has likewise declined to discharge the journalist, expressing that his offense is not bailable.

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