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ARREST OF ZAMFARA JOURNALIST: POLICE RELEASE MARADUN ON BAIL

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ARREST OF ZAMFARA JOURNALIST: POLICE RELEASE MARADUN ON BAIL

The Zamfara Police Command has released the leadership Newspapers reporter, Umar Maradun, on bail.

 Maradun was released at about 10 pm. on Saturday.

Maradun was arrested in the early hours of Saturday from his hometown Maradun, Maradun Local Government Area and  detained at the Criminal Investigation Department(CID) Gusau.

ARREST OF ZAMFARA JOURNALIST: POLICE RELEASE MARADUN ON BAIL

The Police have not give any reason for his arrest.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Ayuba  Elkanah, ordered for his release to the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on bail.

Elkanah, however,  directed that Maradun should be returned for an interview with him on Monday at 7:30 a.m.

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Chairman of the NUJ State Council, Mr Ibrahim Maizare, signed an undertaking to return Maradun to the Police Command on Monday, July 25, 2022.

Maradun, insisted that he was not aware of any wrong doing that warranted his arrest.

He said the Police in Maradun, arrived at his home on July 23 at about 10 a.m. and said he was invited to give an explanation over a petition against him.

Maradun was immediately transferred to the command headquarters in Gusau and was detained by the police.

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