BREAKING: Premium Times writes UK Govt, requests details of Peter Obi’s arrest

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Nigeria’s foremost investigative newspaper, PREMIUM TIMES, has written the United Kingdom government requesting the details of the arrest and detention of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, by its immigration officials at Heathrow airport in London last week.

In the letter dated 13 April to the UK Home Office, the newspaper sought to understand the circumstances surrounding Mr Obi’s ordeals in the European country during Easter.

The letter signed by the newspaper’s Editor-in-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed specifically sought clarification on Mr Obi’s offences, when and how he was released, the conditions upon which he was released, the current status of the case against him and other related issues.

“Our newspaper is interested in understanding the circumstances surrounding the arrest and detention of Mr Obi, including:

-details of when he was arrested,

– his offences,

– when and how he was released,

– the conditions upon which he was released,

– the current status of the case against him and

– whether he was arraigned and in which court,” the letter read.

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