By Sule Barwa, Jalingo
An Upper Area Court Judge in Jalingo, the Taraba state capital, Barr. Bulus Nyiputen has ceased a camera belonging to NTA Jalingo.
The NTA news crew alongside other Journalists from the Correspondents’ Chapel and other state media were in the court premises to cover a case before the Judge which involved the Village Head of Karim Lawan, Mohammed Topi in Karim Lamido local government area of Taraba state with his 19 subjects.
The incident occurred when the Camera Man was filming the court premises and the Judge called him in to the court hall and asked him to drop his camera and leave.
It could be recalled that earlier the Judge, Barr. Bulus Nyiputen prevented journalists access to the court when the matter first came up for mentioning and the counsel to the complainant, Barr. Sunday was seen harassing the NTA Reporter claiming to link him to the offense if he dare report the case.
Investigation by our Correspondent revealed that, the Village Head of Karim Lawan, Mohammed Topi sued 19 of his subjects when they wrote petition against him over his reckless selling of their farm lands which they described as injustice.