The Publisher of the news website, Saharareporters, Omoyele Sowore has been arrested by the police.
His arrest followed a complaint by one Lekan Fatodu, who accused him of defamation of character.
BREAKING! I just got Sowore Omoyele of Saharareporters arrested for criminal defamation and blackmail and threat to my life and career. pic.twitter.com/Ep16YtmdTJ
— Lekan Fatodu (@LekanFatodu) 11 January 2017
In a tweet, Fatodu said: “I just got Sowore Omoyele of Saharareporters arrested for criminal defamation, blackmail and threat to my life and career.”
Findings revealed that Fatodu is also the publisher of “Check it Out Magazine.”
Reacting, however, Sowore said, “I was attacked in Lagos by some boys of a former minister. We are on our way to Panti Police Station.”