A high court in Owerri has on Friday released 114 pro-Biafra women that protested to know the whereabouts of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kalu.
Reports have it that they were released unconditionally. Recall that a magistrate court sitting in Owerri, presided over by S.K Durumba, on Monday remanded them in prison.
112 pro-Biafra Imo women who were arrested, detained and remanded in Owerri prison for participating in a peaceful protest to demand the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
It had reported that these women were denied access to visitors including family members and friends.
It was equally reported that the women during their peaceful protest in Owerri were arrested by the police after allegedly being tear gassed and beaten by the police. Some of them are pregnant.
However, concerned citizens of Nigeria have criticised their arrest and had urged the federal government to intercede.