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Some days back, a lawsuit was reportedly filed at the Federal High Court by the Nigerian Police force, seeking the disbandment of the judicial panels set up by various state governments for the purpose of investigating police brutality and human rights abuse by the now-disbanded Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) . The constitution of the panels in all states was one of the #5for5 demands granted to the #EndSARS protesters by the government in October 2020. Several state governments have gone ahead to set up the panels and hearing has since begun. The Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu has now denied being aware of or giving permission to the lawsuit against the judicial panels. Th... Full story

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