Police brutality: Ogun State Judicial Panel of Investigation receives 20 petitions in 2 weeks

The Ogun Judicial Panel of Investigation set up to investigate complaints and petitions of victims of police brutality and abuse of human rights by security operatives in the State has received twenty petitions within two weeks of its inauguration.

Penpushing reports that, Chairman of the Panel, Hon. Justice Solomon Olugbemi (Rtd) who made this known after a meeting with the Panel members assured that the sittings would be transparent, and  that open media would be invited to cover the sittings,

“We have received 20 petitions already and sitting starts immediately. The sittings would be transparent and open. Media stations are invited to witness and cover the sittings”, the panel chairman stated,

Someone filling out Petition Form.

The panel boss revealed that the maiden sitting of the panel would hold on Thursday, 5th November, 2020 adding that the panel sitting days would be Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting by 10am at the Magistrate Court 1, Isabo, Abeokuta.

The Chairman further called on members of the public who have complaints to send in their petitions to the Secretary of the Panel or send online to [email protected] assuring that justice would be delivered.


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