MR. IFEDIORA OGBONNA DEMANDED ONE BILLION NAIRA COMPANSATION FOR THE VIOLATION OF HIS FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHT BY THE DPO OF ELELENWO POLICE DIVITION.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on January 26, 2021
A Property Manager, Mr. Ifediora Ogbonna has demanded one billion naira compensation for the violation of his fundamental human right destruction of property and looting of goods belonging to his clients by the DPO of Elelenwo police division in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area CSP Dagbo Ahmed in collaboration with the disbanded SARS operative in the state.
Testifying before the State Judicial Commission of inquiry on police brutality, Ogbonna told the Pannel that CSP Ahmed in company of retired DOP of Elelenwo Charles ogun inspector Eddyson of IGP monitoring team, SUPO Ejieke Ugbu and SARS operative invaded his business premises on the 13th of march, 2020 bundled him out of his office and dumped him at the Elelenwo police cell on blindfolded for three days without food or water.
He told the panel that on the 15th of March, he was whisked away from the Elelenwo police cell to an unknown destination blindfolded and were intercepted at Enugu check point by some police officers and were ordered to un-blindfold him pointing out that he was later detained at the anti kidnapping unit of Enugu police division where he paid the sum of one million naira to regain his freedom.
Ogbonna told the commission that the only offence he committed was the meeting he had with the DPO Elelnwo asking him to evacuate the accident and exhibit vehicles parked in his premises as he intended to make use of his space and demanded a public apology from the Nigeria police authority in three national dailies and local tabloid.
Another petitioner Mr. Anietie Joseph Okon also demanded justice from the gruesome murder of his forty one year old elder brother late James Okon who was allegedly killed by a police officer Christian Osumbo on the 21st December 2016 stressing that nothing was done by the Rivers State police command after arresting the police officer in question.
Mr. Okon who questioned the rationale behind the killing of his brother by Christian Osumbo, who was supposed to protect the lives and properties of its citizenry, demanded fifty million naira compensation from the police authority over the untimely death of his elder brother.
Radio Rivers correspondent Francis Golden reports that the commission entertained fifteen petitions during its setting in Port Harcourt.