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Nigeria - Newspaper publisher arrested and held by the police

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is very disturbed by journalist Tukur Mamu's arrest yesterday at his office in the northern city of Kaduna by plain-clothes police, who initially took him to the city's Criminal Investigation Department (CDI) headquarters. Mamu, who publishes the Kaduna-based weekly, Desert Herald, was then reportedly taken to the federal capital, Abuja, where he is being held at the CDI in Garki. “Mamu's arrest and initial transfer to an unknown location constitutes a grave violation (...)

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