The Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Associated Additional Judicial Killings, on Friday, ordered a subpoena compelling two officers of the Nigerian Safety and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to look earlier than it for being allegedly concerned within the killing of 1 Grasp Idris Ajibola on September 15, 2020.
The panel additionally ordered the State Ministry of Justice to offer related paperwork in respect of the petition filed by one Mrs. Oluwatoyin Adetona whose youngsters have been allegedly murdered by Law enforcement officials in Ilesa, Osun State, in 2016.
DAILY POST remembers that the mother and father of the late Idris Ajibola had approached the panel to hunt justice within the ugly homicide of their son who was allegedly chased to loss of life by the members of the Joint Job Pressure comprising troopers, police, DSS and NSCDC officers.
The deceased alongside two different occupants who have been within the automobile on the day of the incident have been allegedly being chased alongside East-pass Twin Carriage Round Highway, Osogbo, by the Joint Job Pressure (JTF) personnel.
It was reported that the automobile of the chased victims swerved off the street and rammed right into a ditch and crashed resulting in the moment killing of the deceased.
When the case was returned for additional listening to on Friday, the counsel for the petitioner, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola, filed an software and prayed the panel to order the looks of the 2 recognized NSCDC officers who have been among the many JTF personnel that have been concerned within the incident.
He stated the looks of the 2 erring officers would support the investigation and provides help to the prosecution of the case because the petitioner was in a position to determine them by identify.
In his ruling, the Chairman of the Panel, Justice Akin Oladimeji (rtd.) granted the appliance and ordered the 2 erring officers -Inspector Jimi Awoniyi and Togun Babatunde -to seem earlier than the panel on March fifth, 2021, the adjourned date.
Justice Oladimeji ordered the fast issuance of subpoena to the 2 officers for them to look earlier than it for defence on the adjourned date.
He stated the looks of the 2 officers would give extra credence to the defence of the case and additional strengthen the precept of truthful listening to and fairness that has been the hallmarks of the panel.
Justice Oladimeji nonetheless adjourned the case to March fifth, 2020 for additional listening to.
Equally, the panel ordered the Ministry of Justice to offer all the required paperwork concerning the prosecution of the case filed by one Mrs. Oluwatoyin Adetona in opposition to the Police.
Mrs. Adetona approached the panel to hunt redress within the homicide of her two youngsters by Law enforcement officials in Ilesa.
Adetona had in her petition alleged that two of her youngsters have been killed by cops who drove recklessly at her residence in Ilesa.
She defined that the deceased who have been taking part in within the entrance of their home have been killed by the electrical pole hit by the Police Patrol Automobile.
The mom of the deceased, who had prayed the panel to prevail on the police to fish out the killers of her youngsters, stated she was not satisfied that the erring officers had been delivered to justice as claimed by the police authority.
Ruling within the case, Justice Oladimeji ordered the Ministry of Justice to offer all the required paperwork in respect of the case to boost easy prosecution simply as he ordered the Police authority to offer related paperwork to substantiate the standing of the alleged officers if actually they’ve been dismissed by the police.
The panel disclosed that it had concluded 21 instances out of the 34 instances earlier than it.
In accordance with the panel, 10 instances out of the finalised 21 instances are awaiting closing advice to the federal government whereas the remaining 11 have been struck out on the premise of various irregularities.
The panel additional revealed that 13 instances had reached totally different prosecution levels simply because it reiterated its dedication to allotting justice earlier than the stipulated time allotted to it.
The instances heard by the panel on Friday have been: OS/JPIPB/08/2020 Chief Adegboyega Agbaje & 1OR versus Osun State Commissioner of Police; OS/JPIPB/12/2020 Alhaji Dele Nafiu versus Osun State Commissioner of Police; OS/JPIPB/27/2020 Mr. Ibrahim Olagoke versus Osun State Commissioner of Police; OS/JPIPB/01/2020 Alhaji Ayo Dauda Adigun & 1OR versus Osun State Commissioner of Police; OS/JPIPB/11/2020 Mr. Kehinde Ajibola versus Osun State Commissioner of Police.
Others have been: OS/JPIPB/28/2020 Mrs. Oluwatoyin Adetona versus Osun State Commissioner of Police; OS/JPIPB/31/2020 Good Governance and Management Evaluation Initiative versus Osun State Commissioner of Police; to and OS/JPIPB/32/2020 Dr. Muyiwa Oladimeji versus Osun State Commissioner of Police