Nigeria

Judicial panel on police brutality to commence sitting in Jos

Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

The Judicial Panel on the Investigation of Complaints of Police Brutality and Extra-judicial killings set up by Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, would commenced inaugural sitting on Monday.

The Panel, which is headed by a retired Judge of the Plateau State High Court, Justice Philomena Lot has invited the public to it inaugural sitting at the Dadin-Kowa Youth Center, Jos by 10am

In a press statement signed by the Secretary of the Panel and Permanent Secretary CSS, Cornelius D. Shiobial urged members of the public who have complaints of police brutality and other extra-judicial killings to make submission.

“Members of the public who have complaints of police brutality and other extra-judicial killings are encouraged to make their submissions to the panel as it commences its assignment.”

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He encouraged members of the public to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols and insisted that the Panel will observed the protocol strictly.

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