EndSARS: Ebonyi Judicial Panel recommends payment of N189m in compensation — Chairman



Justice Alloy Nwankwo, Chairman of Judicial Panel of Inquiry police brutality, extra-judicial killings and Rights in Ebonyi, Thursday, said the panel had recommended the payment of N189 million to victims of extra-judicial killings.

Nwankwor, who disclosed this in an interview with journalists in Abakaliki, said the panel in Ebonyi received a total of 71 petitions, since was set up Oct. 20, 2020.

He explained that of the 71 petitions received by the panel, 51 were determined while 20 were struck out want of diligent prosecution.

The chairman added that the security agencies, involved in extra judicial killings, and other forms of violation of fundamental rights, were also recommended sanctions.

recommended sanctions and other forms of punishment security agencies, involved in extrajudicial killings, brutality,” he said. (NAN)