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Reps calls for investigation of DSS’ court invasion

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives called for an investigation into the invasion of an Abuja Federal High Court by agents of the Department of State Services, DSS.

The lower legislative chamber ordered its competent committees to investigate the alleged invasion of court by DSS.

Minority Leader of the House, Ndudi Elumelu, raised the issue on the floor of the House during the plenary session.

Elumelu stated that the act was an abuse of the sanctity of the court.

The legislator described the action of the DSS as “one arm of government attempting to overpower another, which will spell doom for the country’s democracy.”

Recall that last Friday, DSS agents expelled lawyers from a higher federal court in Abuja, attacked journalists before returning to arrest Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the Revolution Movement.

Since then the DSS has denied having invaded the classroom

The spokesperson of DSS, Peter Afunanya, had insisted that the activist’s supporters had acted an “orchestrated drama” inside the court.

Afunanya had claimed that none of its officers was involved in the incidents recorded in the courtroom.