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Court awards N60million to Glory Okolie against the Nigerian police after she was detained over alleged IPOB links

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A Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja has awarded N60 million in punitive and common damages to Glory Okolie towards the Nigeria Police.

 

The basic rights enforcement case filed by Okolie and supported by greater than 51 civil society teams was fastened for judgement on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

 

Okolie within the case filed on the FCT Excessive Courtroom was asking the court docket to mandate the respondents being the Legal professional Common of the Federation and the Nigeria Police Pressure to pay her the sum of N100,000,000,000.00 (100 billion naira) as common and punitive damages individually for infringing on her rights.

 

The court docket presided over by Justice Y. Haliyu on Thursday, June 23, granted each reduction sought in Okolie’s case.

 

Okolie was illegally detained and held in a cell by the Inspector Common of Police Intelligence Response Staff of the Nigeria Police Pressure for greater than 150 days on allegations of spying for the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB).

 

Haliyu in granting the originating movement and reliefs filed by Okolie awarded a complete sum of N60,000,000 (sixty million naira) in punitive and common damages triggered to her by the police.

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