Dec 9, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Addis Abeba police remand Ahadu Radio news department head despite court orders

– Kibrom Worku, the editor and news director of Ahadu Radio and TV, who was arrested by Addis Ababa police on October 22, 2021, was not released despite court orders to release him on November 12. Addis Standard the Arada Court of First Instance granted bail of ETB 15,000 on November 12, 2021. The Addis Ababa Police Commission appealed to the Arada Supreme Court on November 15, 2021 to arrest him on remand. The court then ordered the Addis Ababa Police Commission to finalize its investigation and submit the case files the next day.

The Addis Ababa Police Department consolidated their investigation and brought it to the court, ordering Kibrom again 15,000 ETB to be released.

However, the police have not released Kibrom since the last court order and appealed to the Supreme Court of Lideta. His attorney told Addis Standard that he would appeal to the Lideta Supreme Court within the next two days to obtain his client’s release.