Thursday, 16 August 2018

High Court Threatened To Jail IGP Over His Disobedience To The Court Order

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has threatened to arrest Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, over his “flagrant disobedience of its order” to release Mr Olalekan Alabi, Personal Assistant on Political Matters to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, over the Offa bank robbery.

The threat was contained in a Notice of Consequences of Disobedience of Order of Court (Form 48) dated 10th August, 2018.

The Notice was signed by the Registrar of the Court and addressed to the IGP, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

It reads as follows: “Take notice that unless you obey the directions contained in the order of the High Court of Justice of Kwara State delivered on the 1st of August, 2018, you will be guilty of contempt of court and will be liable to be committed to prison.”
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