Two Sahara Reporters, photojournalists, Mr Leo Ashiebe and Mr Patrick Obia, have been detained by the Police in Cross River State for taking photos during ongoing trial of detained journalist, Agba Jalingo.
The trial of Jalingo was yet to begin when the photojournalists were taking photos of the court premises.
They were summoned to the chamber by the presiding judge, Justice Simon Amobeda, for questioning, as it was revealed.
“He was filming when the judge’s police orderly called him from the Court to meet where Justice Simon Amobeda sits and asked him to follow him.
“Another photojournalist, Patrick Obia was summoned by the judge into his chambers.
“He took photographs of Agba Jalingo’s arrival in court at about 9:22am.
“He proceeded to take some images in the courtroom to where Justice Simon Amobeda sits.”