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Soldier Who Was Arrested After Calling Out CoAS, Tukur Buratai For Poorly Managing The Fight Against Terrorism, Granted Bail
Soldier Who Was Arrested After Calling Out CoAS, Tukur Buratai For Poorly Managing The Fight Against Terrorism, Granted Bail

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The lance corporal with the Nigeria Army, Martins Idakpini, who was nabbed and detained for criticising chief of army staff Tukur Buratai, has been granted bail after 7 months in detention.

 

The soldier was apprehended and detained in Abuja after a video which was made in June 2020 went viral. Contained in the video, he accused Buratai of poorly managing the fight against terrorism.

 

Idakpini’s legl counsel, Tope Akinyode said a court martial sitting in Sokoto ordered his immediate release on bail. Akinyode disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday January 14.

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“Court martial grants bail to Lance Corporal Martins Idakpini. The court sitting in Sokoto made the order today after I argued the bail application.

 

“Idakpini was arrested for criticising army authorities. He’s been detained for 7 months without access to his family.”

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