Nigerian Online Journalist, Daniel Elombah Granted Bail While Brother Remains In Custody

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London-based Nigerian journalist, Daniel Elombah who was arrested have been released after being detained on Monday by security operatives in Anambra State.
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Mr. Elombah and another man who works for the online platform, Elombah.com, were granted administrative bail on Tuesday while Timothy, the Editor-in-Chief of the online newspaper remains in custody for another seven days based on a warrant signed by a magistrate court in Mpape, Abuja.
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Elombah who is the publisher of online platform, Elombah.com, which began operations in 2009, was arrested around 4:30 a.m. at his home in Nnewi on New Year’s Day. According to his brother, Paul Elombah, he affirmed that the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) carried out the arrest.
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According to the Police, they arrested the brothers and, “a third person” and would be filing criminal charges against them.

 

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