Naija News understands that the Court on Thursday granted the secrete Police the request to detain Sowore who is also the publisher of Sahara Reporters for 45 days pending the conclusion of its investigation.
The judgement was reached in a ruling by Justice Taiwo Taiwo on Thursday on an ex-parte motion by the DSS.
The judge said he would allow the agency detain Sowore for 45 days in the first instance, which could be renewed upon and application, to enable the DSS to complete its investigation.
The judgement followed the motion ex-parte brought by the DSS, under Section 27 of the Terrorism Prevention Act, where the agency accused Sowore of engaging in terrorism Act.
In a report obtained by Naija News, the DSS tendered two digital video disks (DVD), which contained recording of Sowore’s meeting with Nnamdi Kanu (of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra – IPOB) and an interview where Sowore was said to have boasted that members of the equally proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) were going to join forces with him to bring down the Nigerian government.
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