Peace Corps of Nigeria sues Police and DSS over arrest, demands N2bn compensation
power struggle brouhaha with the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to another level
by filing a N2 billion suit against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Attorney
General of the Federation (AGF) and the Director General of the Department of
State Service (DG of DSS) over the unlawful detention of Dickson Akoh, The
National Commandant and 49 others last week.
28, raided the headquarters of the security agent, arrested some PCN Boss and
its officials and also paraded them before journalists.
Moshood, claimed that some terrorists have infiltrated the group.
Federal High Court, Abuja, PCN described the raid of their organization’s new
Headquarters by a combined team of Police and the DSS last week as unlawful.
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as compensation for the embarrassment brought on the organisation and its
and unconstitutional the arrest of it Commandant, Akoh and other Corps members,
as well as the sealing up of its Headquarters in Abuja and the other offices in
the 36 States of the Federation.
office in Abuja is unlawful, illegal, malicious and unconstitutional, having
committed no offence to warrant the unlawful invasion and seizure of
acquire and own properties, freedom of movement, lawful assembly, personal
liberty and dignity of their human persons as guaranteed under sections 34, 35,
40, 41, and 43 of the 1999 constitution.
a directive to unseal the Headquarters office in Abuja and its offices countrywide
and release their seized properties during the raid.