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MRS. PRECIOUS OMONYAHUY & ORS v. THE INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE & ORS

(2015) JELR 41453 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/493/13  •  28 Jul 2015  •  Nigeria

Coram
AMINA ADAMU AUGIE JCA; SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI JCA; JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA;

Judgement

AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This Appeal involves a matter brought pursuant to the Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules 2009, in respect of two members of staff of Multiple Covenant Investment Ltd., Endurance Omonyahuy [Chief Driver] and Sikiru Amusa [Assistant Driver] who were killed by the 4th Respondent, at a Roadblock/Checkpoint along Lasu/Igando Expressway, on 15/2/2012. The 4th Appellant was their Supervisor, and after they were shot and killed, allegedly as armed robbers, the Policemen intercepted his telephone calls to the deceased men, and arrested and detained him at their Police Station. The 1st and 2nd Appellants, i.e. wife and father of the deceased Chief Driver respectively, the 3rd Appellant, who is the father of the deceased Assistant Driver, and the 4th Appellant filed the Application that led to this Appeal.

They jointly filed Form 1 -Notice of Application for Order Enforcing Fundamental Right (Order 2 Rule 1) at the Lagos Sta…

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