#EndSARS: I haven’t seen my son in over a year since the police took him away – the man told Delta group

Posted by on Nov 5, 2020, Under: News

#EndSARS: I haven’t seen my son in over a year since the police took him away – the man told Delta group

Mr. Christopher Ukpuru, father of one of the victims of police brutality in Delta State, spoke with the Delta State Commission of Inquiry.

According to The PUNCH, the man told the Investigation Commission in Asaba that he had not seen his 33-year-old son, who was taken away by police on August 8 during a raid on Ezeni Avenue in Asaba. , 2019.

Father, Mr. Christopher Ukpuru told the jury that he was at work on the day of the incident when neighbors who witnessed the raid informed him that his son, Mr. Advisor to Ukpuru, he was arrested by the police.

He said: “I immediately quit my job at the police station of Division A in Asaba, but I was denied access to him after the policeman confessed to me that he had been arrested and taken to the station. …

“So, I decided to consult with a lawyer to help me find out where my son is. Until today, I have not seen my son. Since I gave birth, I have never seen him in criminal activity. “

Earlier in her inaugural address, the President of the Jury, Judge Celestina Ogishi (retired), stated that the jury is empowered to receive and investigate allegations of police brutality or related extrajudicial executions committed within the state. del Delta to find out whether they are valid or not.


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