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Family Of Late Chima Ikwunado Drags Rivers State Police Command To Court Demands For10 Billion Naira Damages


The family of late Mechanic Chima Ikwunado says they are demanding for ten billion naira damages from the Police over the torture and the death of the late mechanic.

The lawyer to the Ikwunado family Chinyere Lawrence said the 10billion naira damages is part of the fundamental human right suit filed by the wife of Chima Ikwunado at the federal high court, Port Harcourt.

At the hearing of the matter in court, the Presiding Judge, Justice Omotosho advised the lawyer to the Ikwunado’s family to amend their applications before the next adjourned date noting that suit filed by late Chima’s wife over fundamental human rights abuse does not tarry as there were no evidences that police tortured her in the matter. He advised the lawyer to into the processes filled by her and make necessary adjournment to suit the case at hand.

Correspondent Ugochukwu Iwuchukwu reports that the matter was adjourned to the 17th of March for the continuation of hearing.

In the meantime, the lawyer to the Police Isokari Egop said the many suits filed by the Ikwunado family may amount to an abuse of court processes and wondered if his learned colleague understood the briefs

The lawyer of Ikwunado family, Chinyere Lawrence said they will abide by the directives of the court to amend their applications and re- file the appropriate charges.



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