Journalist, Abiri moved to prison after two years in DSS's detention
Detained journalist, Jones Abiri has been handed over to the Nigerian Prison Service after hearing in his trial on Thursday.
Jones Abiri, who is the publisher of a regional publication, Weekly Source Magazine, was charged on one-count charge of criminal intimidation alongside Collins Trueman Opumei, an SA to the Governor of Bayelsa State.
Magistrate Chukwuemeka Nweke, who on Friday, July 28 granted bail to the defendants after their first arraignment since July, 2016, approved August 8 as date to vary the bail conditions.
Counsel to Abiri, Bala Dakum had described the bail conditions granted on Friday as too stringent for his client.
They were held by the Department of State Services (DSS). (Daily Trust)