Just In: Court grants N50m damage for IPOB activist Ngozi Umeadi against police – Lawyer
A Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Gudu Judicial Division Abuja, has granted N50 million harms against the police for capturing and confining an extremist of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Ngozi Umeadi.
Nnamdi Kanu’s legal counselor, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, who hailed the judgment on Thursday, said the court additionally requested her genuine delivery and open acknowledgment.
He noticed that the judgment was conveyed by Justice Modupe Osho-Adebiyi of Court No. 28, Gudu Judicial Division, Abuja.
The legal advisor had documented a basic rights suit we recorded to challenge the illicit capture, torment and proceeded with confinement of Mrs Ngozi Umeadi since February 2021.
Osho-Adebiyi proclaimed Ngozi Umeadi’s capture and proceeded with confinement by the Operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Unit, until now drove by the suspended head, Abba Kyari, as “illicit, and a gross infringement of her key Human Rights”.
The Court additionally coordinated for her “prompt and unrestricted delivery from guardianship, and thus granted commendable and exasperated harms of N50 million harms against the police as repayment.
The Court additionally guided the police to “delicate an open expression of remorse to Mrs Ngozi Umeadi, which conciliatory sentiment will be distributed in two public dailies”.
Ngozi Umeadi, a nursing mother, was supposed to be captured at a medical clinic in Onitsha since February 2021.
Court grants N50m damage