A reporter, Samuel Ogundipe has been arrested and detained by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Abuja, according to a report.
Ogundipe, who covers security for Premium Times, was picked up on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
The report said that sources at the police headquarters said the IG of police ordered that Ogundipe should be detained.
This is coming as Acting President Yemi Osinbajo ordered the police IG to shut down the unit with immediate effect.
According to Premium Times, Idris is angry that the letter which he wrote to the Acting President on the invasion of the National Assembly was leaked to the media.
Ogundipe was reportedly harassed and asked to reveal his source.
The report also stated that Premium Times Editor-In-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed and another reporter, Azeezat Adedigba were also arrested.