FHC Declares Arrest Of Evans’ Brother-In-Law Invalid, Awards N2m Against NPF



The Federal High Court in Lagos today, Monday 23rd October, 2017 entered judgment against the Nigeria Police Force in the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by one Mr. Okwuchukwu Obiechina said to be the brother-in-law of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans.

Justice Mohammed Idris, in a judgment on Monday, declared Obiechina’s arrest and detention and constitutional, holding that the remand order which the police claimed to have obtained from a magistrates’ court was invalid.

PUNCH also reported that apart from ordering the police to immediately release Obiechina unconditionally or charge him to court if they have any case against him, the court also awarded N2m damages in his favour against the police.

Justice Idris ordered the police to tender a public apology to Obiechina to be published in two national dailies.

Details later…
FHC Declares Arrest Of Evans’ Brother-In-Law Invalid, Awards N2m Against NPF FHC Declares Arrest Of Evans’ Brother-In-Law Invalid, Awards N2m Against NPF Reviewed by Exlink Lodge on Monday, October 23, 2017 Rating: 5

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