CALL FOR PETITIONS: JUDICIAL PANEL OF INQUIRY INTO ACTS OF POLICE BRUTALITY AND OTHER RELATED EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS IN KADUNA STATE

JUDICIAL PANEL OF INQUIRY INTO ACTS OF POLICE BRUTALITY AND OTHER RELATED EXTRA-JUDICIAL
KILLINGS IN KADUNA STATE.
CALL FOR PETITIONS
Following the directive of the National Executive Council for the establishment of state-based Judicial Panel of Inquiry across the country to receive and investigate complaints of Police brutality, ExtraJudicial killing and Human Rights Violation with a view to delivering Justice for all victims of the Nigeria Police Force, the Kaduna State Government constituted a Judicial Panel of Inquiry into acts of Police Brutality and other related Extra-Judicial Killings offences by the Nigeria Police force in Kaduna State.
1.0. The Terms of Reference for the Judicial Panel are to:-
1.1. Receive and Investigate complaints of Police Brutality or related extra-Judicial killings;
1.2. Evaluate evidence presented/other surroundings circumstances, and draw conclusion as for the validity of complaints; and
1.3. Recommend compensation and other remedial measures, where appropriate.
2.0. CALL FOR PETITIONS
2.1. The Judicial Panel hereby invites Members of the General Public to Submit their Petitions/Memoranda to the Judicial Panel which must be typed written deposition/affidavit on Oath, sworn to before a Commissioner for Oaths or a Notary Public stating the facts of the alleged complaints of Police brutality or related extra-Judicial killing within Kaduna State. Each Petition/Memoranda should be accompanied with photographs, video clips and or other material evidence, where available. Each memorandum should also state the name, telephone number and contact address of the Petitioner (s) who may be required to give oral evidence before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry at the Public sittings.
2.2. Interested members of the Public are requested to submit Petition/memoranda in 15 hard copies and address same to:

General Hassan Usman Katsina House Kawo Kaduna Phone no: 08030647425.
Email: panelofinquiry.policebrutality@gmail.com
The Secretary,
Judicial Panel of Inquiry into act of Police Brutality and other related extra-Judicial killings in Kaduna State, Former Protocol Office Building,
General Hassan Usman Katsina House, KaWo Kaduna.
3.0. Submission of Petitions:
Petitions / Memoranda can be submitted at any of the following Offices:
ZONE ONE;
a. Ministry of Justice Zonal Office, Dogarawa Zaria.
b. Ministry of Justice Zonal office Saminaka.
c. All Local Government Secretariats (Office of the Secretary to Local Government).
ii. ZONE TWO;
a. Department of Citizens Right, Ministry of Justice.
Kaduna State Secretariat Independence Way Kaduna.
b. Judicial Panel of Inquiry Secretariat, General Hassan Usman Katsina House, Kawo Kaduna.
c. All Local Government Secretariats, (Office of the Secretary to Local Government).
d. National Human Rights Commission, Baron House Office Complex, 14A Muhmmad Buhari Way, Kaduna.
iii. ZONE THREE;
a. Ministry of Justice Zonal office Kafanchan.
b. All Local Government Secretariats (Office of the Secretary to Local Government).
3.1. All enquiries on the activities of the Panel should be addressed to the Secretary of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry who can be reached on 08030647425.
Email: panelofinquiry.policebrutality@gmail.com
3.2. All Petitions/Memoranda should be submitted on or before 25th
November, 2020.

Hajara Jibrin Abubakar, Esq.
Secretary

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