About thirty eight (38 ) women suspected to be women for justice on Friday arrested for protesting against the decision of supreme court verdict sitting in Abuja on Friday.
The women who were protesting since INEC declared gov. Abdullahi Sule on 18th March 2023 general election were arrested in connection of unrest shortly after the supreme court verdict.
These women were arraigned in court by police prosecutor Danjuman Allu at about 4pm and they were later remanded at the correctional facility till the determination of the case on Monday.
The suspected protesters were charged before the Chief Magistrate Court three, Lafia by the state Commissioner of police.
The Nasarawa State commissioner of police, Umaru Nadada ordered the protesters be charged to court for public disturbance.
When the matter was mentioned for hearing by the prosecuting counsel, Danjuma Allu, the Chief Magistrate, Mohammed Abdullahi Lanze reserved his ruling to Monday 22 January, 2024.
However, the defendants counsel, Iliya Ashokpa pleaded the court to grant his clients bail but was not granted.
The Thirty-eight suspected protesters including a man who was allegedly arrested when he went to picked his vehicle from the mechanic were later taken to the Nigeria Correctional custodial center in Lafia while awaiting trials.
Among the remanded protesters are about five men and thirty-three women.
The Supreme Court had on Friday in it judgment affirmed governor Abdullahi Sule as the lawful winner of the March 18, 2023 governorship election in Nasarawa State which led to protest by some aggrieved women and men in the state.