Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe who was arrested by the Police on Tuesday has been granted bail by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja.
Ogundipe was arrested for refusing to disclose the source of his story. Recall that lawyers, concerned citizens, human activists and organizations have since his unlawful arrest demanded for his immediate release.
It would be recalled that Civil Society Organisations were led in protest by activists like, Charles Oputa (Charly Boy ) ,Deji Adeyanju, Omoyele Sowore and many others in Abuja yesterday, demanding the release of Ogundipe.
According to a reliable source, the police authorities had already scheduled to charge Ogundipe to court on Monday, but it became embarrassed by the daily protests by activists and as such decided to release him via bail by the courts which was granted today, Friday.