The 112 women arrested in Owerri, Imo state, last week for protesting over the whereabouts of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, have regained their freedom.
Their arrest and remand in prison had generated public outcry at the inhuman treatment meted out to the women by the police and prison officials.
The women, during the protest, were picked up close to Warehouse junction in Owerri, after attempts by the policemen to disperse them with teargas failed.
Global condemnation has greeted the arrest especially after the women were driven to court in a truck and later remanded in prison.
A lot of Nigerians and groups, home and abroad, called for the women’s release, saying it was a clampdown on the fundamental rights of citizens.