The Delta government has constituted an eight-member judicial panel of enquiry to investigate allegations of police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the state.
Ebie said that the panel, as approved by Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, would receive and investigate complaints of police brutality or related extra–judicial killings in the state.
He said that the panel was also expected to recommend compensations and/or other remedies appropriate for each case.
According to him, the panel has Justice Celestina Ogisi (rtd.) as Chairman and Mr Omamuzo Erebe as Secretary.
He listed other members to include AIG David Igbodo (rtd), Mr Harrison Gwamnishu, representing the youths and Mr Godwin Oyovweadjebore, representing students.
The panel also has Mr Freedom Atsepoyi, Mr Eris Jewo-Ibi, representing the civil society groups and Mr Nicholas Osadolor, representing the Human Rights Commission.
Ebie said that the panel would be inaugurated on Oct. 19 at the Government House, Asaba.
Edited By: Cecilia Ologunagba and
Source: NAN‘Wale Sadeeq
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