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Police Brutality: 72-Year-Old Man Demands N100m Compensation Over Son’s Death

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He explained that operatives of the Old GRA police Division allegedly shot his son to death with the allegation that he was an armed robber but it was later discovered that the deceased was innocent.

Another petitioner, Mr Princewill Isinwor also accused the disbanded SARs operatives of killing his younger brother, Friday Isinwor, on March 11, 2009.

He said his brother was arrested over alleged communal matter and later died as a result of torture meted out on him in custody.

Mr. Isinwor demanded the sum of N150 million compensation from the police.

The panel adjourned further hearing on the cases.

Also, four out of 12 petitions on police brutality entertained by the panel on Wednesday were struck out for lack of jurisdiction.

The cases that have been decided by a court of competent jurisdiction and whose petitioners did not appear before the panel were also struck out.

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