The Publisher of Weekly Source Newspaper, Jones Abiri who was  detained by the Department of State Services agents have been released 2 years after his arrest.

Samuel Ogala, his lawyer revealed that Abiri, a Yenagoa-based media practitioner was released yesterady after meeting bail conditions.

It was gathered that Abiri was arrested over allegations he was linked to armed militancy in the Niger Delta.

The DSS, later disclosed that Abiri made confessional statement saying he’s been terrorising citizens and expatriates in the Niger Delta.

Following public outcry, Abiri was eventually arraigned in July, the same month he was arrested 2 years prior.

He was arraigned at a Chief Magistrate’s Court alongside Collins Opume, a student of Niger Delta University (NDU) who is believed to have been in custody the same time as Abiri, but was not heard of until now.

Last week, the court reviewed Abiri’s bail conditions and said he should be released on presenting two sureties, one of whom should be a federal government employee not below level 8, residing within the FCT.

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