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  • The Nigerian officials began hearing claims off police brutality on Tuesday, a core demand off weeks of protests that have seized the country.

  • According to authorities, at least 13 states have established judicial panels to hear complaints.

  • Independent investigations were a central push of protesters who successfully demanded the end off a widely feared police branch called the Special Anti Robbery Squad, or SARS.

  • The judicial panel first heard claims from several years ago off police violence in Nigeria's largest city, Lagos.

  • Okay, a lago Aboud Icky, a father of five, sought justice for what he said was a 47 day detention in 2012 at the hands of SARS officers after his boss accused him off theft.

  • He said he bled profusely and lost two teeth as officers beat and tortured him.

  • The torture was just too much.

  • They suspended me, the tor, my clothes, used my single eggs, hung on my neck, put up a bucket off.

  • Simmons appended me like this, a lot of things enemy.

  • After roughly 30 minutes of testimony and questions, their eight member panel said it would rule on Abdic's case within 7 to 10 days.

  • The demonstrations turned violent on October 20th, when witnesses said the military opened fire on peaceful protesters, but the army said it wasn't there.

  • The Lagos panel has yet to receive complaints from the recent shooting incident, but the chair justice said it would fully investigated, though declined to say when the panel will sit for six months.

  • Meanwhile, tensions remain high across Nigeria, with sporadic shooting in parts of Lagos and looting nationwide.

The Nigerian officials began hearing claims off police brutality on Tuesday, a core demand off weeks of protests that have seized the country.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/29
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