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Army, NSCDC to pay N150m for killing

24 May 2012, 11:49

Cross River - A Federal High Court in Calabar, Cross River State has ordered the Nigerian Army, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to pay N150m for killing one Mr. Efenji Ochikiri, The Punch reports.

The deceased was tortured to death in Afrike I (Egurude) community in Bekwarra Local Government Area of the state on October 22, 2006, when soldiers and NSCDC officials conducted a search in the community.

The court also ordered the security agencies to immediately release Ochikiri’s corpse in the custody of Monaya Hospital, Ogoja to his family for burial.

See details: The Punch


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