BREAKING: Court awards N50m damages against police over IPOB activist Ngozi Umeadi’s detention -Lawyer

 

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A Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Gudu Judicial Division Abuja, has awarded N50 million damages against the police for arresting and detaining an activist of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Ngozi Umeadi.

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, who hailed the judgement on Thursday, said the court also ordered her unconditional release and public apology.

He noted that the judgement was delivered by Justice Modupe Osho-Adebiyi of Court No. 28, Gudu Judicial Division, Abuja.

The lawyer had filed a fundamental rights suit we filed to challenge the illegal arrest, torture and continued detention of Mrs Ngozi Umeadi since February 2021…

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