Police Brutality, Unprofessional Conduct In Kano Is Getting Worse, Group Says, Calls Out Ganduje

A gaggle, War Against Injustice, has alleged that males of the Kano State Police Command topic civilians to inhumane remedy and deny them their elementary human rights.

The group, in an announcement signed by its Executive Director, Umar Ibrahim Umar, mentioned law enforcement officials within the state have interaction in {many professional} misconducts defying police requirements, rules, and worldwide greatest practices.

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According to the group, the impunity at which the officers perform extortion and different unlawful acts could possibly be attributed to the failure of the state authorities to represent a Judicial Panel to research circumstances of police brutality in Kano State.

War Against Justice mentioned it had written to the Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje as regards this however received no response. Similarly, the group famous {that a} criticism letter despatched to the State Commissioner of Police over the unconstitutional acts of its officers was by no means acknowledged.

The group known as on the federal government to research the allegations and guarantee acceptable prosecution of responsible offenders to function a deterrence to others.

The assertion learn, “We are the executive members of War Against Injustice a Non-governmental organization based in Kano State. The main objective is to create awareness against social, political, violation of fundamental rights and other forms of injustices in society.

“We have been watching with the greatest dismay and concerned that some of the Police Officers with the Kano State Command have been engaging themselves in many professional misconducts which lead to allegation upon allegations of violations and breaches fundamental rights of the innocent people in Kano State.

“Some state governments in Nigeria (such as Lagos State) had inaugurated a Judicial Panel of Inquiry to hear and listen to the grievances of the citizens on police brutality and yet to no avail in Kano State.

”On December 11, 2020, we despatched our utility to Kano State Governor titled ‘Request to Constitute a Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the police brutality in Kano State however there is no such thing as a any motion or response from the federal government of Kano State.

“Several law enforcement officials have been allegedly indicted of extra-judicial killings, inhuman and degrading remedy to the inhabitants of Kano State.

“These attitudes are unbecoming and are in opposition to the police requirements, rules, and worldwide greatest practices on police operations.

“In current time, we despatched a criticism to Kano State Commissioner of Police over the unconstitutional acts of harassment and violations of elementary rights of harmless youths within the state but neither we noticed nor obtained any response.

“The good folks of Kano State are law-abiding residents, violations of those inviolable rights are opposite to the fitting given by regulation each nationally and internationally. The police are duty-bound by the availability of the structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) to guard the lives and properties of the folks of Kano State.”

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