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Alleged extra-judicial killing of law student: Court to hear case May 12 in Enugu



A Federal Excessive Court docket sitting in Enugu State, presided over by Hon Justice F.O.G Ogunbanjo has fastened Might 12, 2022, for listening to the case instituted by the daddy of a late regulation pupil of Nnamdi Azikiwe pupil, who was allegedly extra-judicially killed by the police.

The 27-year-old, 500-level regulation pupil of Nnamdi Azikiwe College, Awka, Augustine Ugwu, was allegedly murdered by an officer of the Nigeria Police Drive at Nsukka, in Enugu State.

The deceased was stated to have gone to a beer parlour at Odobido in Nsukka council space along with his good friend (title withheld) the place he was trailed by an area safety outfit constituted by the late chairman of the Nsukka Native govertnment Space, Patrick Omeje.

It was gathered that the deceased had simply arrived the beer parlour and ordered for a drink when members of the native safety outfit (Civilian Anti-cult), arrested him and after beating him, handed him over to the officer in command of Anti-cult in Nsukka, Ferdinand Nnamdi Ochi, who allegedly murdered him over a yet-to-be-identified situation.

After a protracted watch for the alleged killer cop to face felony trial, the household has now approached a Federal Excessive Court docket in Enugu in search of redress.

The daddy of the deceased, Mr. Andy Samuel Ugwu, instituted the case.

It’s a elementary rights case in opposition to the Inspector Basic of police and 5 others.

The applicant is in search of order of courtroom on the defendants to pay the sum of N500,000,000 (5 hundred million naira) as damages for the alleged extra-judicial killing of his son.

DAILY POST learnt that the method has been served on all of the respondents besides the 4th respondent, who appears to be evading service.

The case got here up within the courtroom on twenty seventh April, 2022 and the courtroom adjourned the matter to twelfth Might 2022, for listening to and ordered listening to discover to be served on the respondents.

Alleged extra-judicial killing of regulation pupil: Court docket to listen to case Might 12 in Enugu

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