Senate receives petition against CCT Chairman

By Haruna Salami

The Senate on Tuesday received a petition against Justice Danladi Umar, , Code of Tribunal, CCT by one Clement Sagwak for assaulting him at Banex Plaza while performing his legal security duty.

In the petition which routed through Senator Istifanus Gyang (Plateau ), Clement said “Justice Umar Danladi assaulted him, brutalised him, slapped him  on the face and asked him kneel and thereby used his leg hit him on the chest and inflicted bodily harm in him”.

Senator Gyang said the petitioner is “asking the Senate investigate this matter ascertain the role of Honourable Justice Danladi Umar in this allegedly unwholesome happening ensure justice” for him.

The petition referred to the Senate Committee in Ethics, Privileges and Petition to report to Senate in four weeks.