A LEGAL PRACTITIONER, HAS ADVOCATED OUT RIGHT DISBANDMENT OF THE NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on January 19, 2021
A legal practitioner, Chibaramaobi Obasi Paulinus has advocated out right disbandment of the Nigerian Police Force saying an intellectual-driven Police Institution could be reconstituted to end every form of Police brutality and professional misconduct by Police officers in the Country.
Obasi Paulinus who stated this while appearing before the state Judicial Commission of Inquiry in Port-Harcourt, said until activities of the Superior Police Officers were checkmated, Police brutality and other forms of inhuman treatment of the Police against Members of Society would continue unabated.
He accused the Former Divisional Police Officer of Oyibo Police Station, Nathaniel Okpara of Instigating attacks on his household and looted his property, worth six million Naira and demanded the sum of three hundred million Naira compensation.
Also testifying, a Member of Okurama Surveillance Group, Kiribo told the Commission that operatives of the Anti Cultism Unit, Moscow Road shot him on his left leg on the 24th of April 2018 without offence while discharging his duties along Okurama Trans-Amadi.
Ibinabo who noted that he lost his beloved Mother as a result of shock of the incident, called on the Commission to ensure that Justice was served on the matter and a compensation of Twenty million Naira be paid to him.
Another Petitioner and former Councilor of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Ward Thirteen in Khana Local Government Area, Manson Tordee has accused the Former Chairman of the Council Mr. Kinglsey Legborsi of using Mobile Unit of the Nigerian Police Force, Bori Division to unleash Mayhem on and burning down the Accident Department of the Local Government Council on December, 14 2005.
Radio Rivers Correspondent, Francis Golden reports that the Commission has entertained over one hundred petitions out of one hundred and eighty petitions of Police brutality since its inaugural sitting in Port-Harcourt.