The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has rejected the court order for the release of Tim Elombah, the Editor of an online news portal, elombah.com.
Yesterday, Justice Ajoke of the FCT High Court Wuse 2, signed a production warrant, for his release, and the bail conditions were satisfied in full since yesterday.
A court official accompanied by lawyers personally went to STS Office at SARS where Tim is being held to deliver the warrant and have Tim released to his care.
Sources say, the IG has vowed to keep Tim beyond the time, irrespective of any court order.
Recollect that, the Police IG, had alleged that, Tim Elombah published a damaging story against him, which was seen on another news platform, opinion nigeria, where Tim does not work for
The Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Moshood, was not available for comments as at the time of this report.