The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has now expressed the disapproval of the Force Management Team on the matter and ordered investigations into the alleged role of the Force Legal Section including its Head.
IGP has directed immediate investigations into a suit purportedly challenging the legality of the States’ Judicial Panel of Inquiry.
The plaintiff urged the court to stop the various panel inquiry and the Attorney-General of the 36 states from probing the allegations against the disbanded SARS and the police unit in the lawsuit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/1492/2020.
The defendants, who were sued by the NPF, include the Attorney-General of the Federation, the National Human Rights Commission which set up the Independent Investigative Panel sitting in Abuja, the Attorneys-General of the states, and chairmen of the states’ panels making them a total of 104.
The various panels of enquiry were set up by the National Economic Council with members including the 36 state governors and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, following the aftermath of the recent nationwide #EndSARS protests demanding an end to police brutality.