A Excessive Courtroom sitting in Otor-Udu in Udu Native Authorities Space of Delta State on Monday ordered the Inspector-Basic of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu and two others to pay two journalists the sum of 200 thousand naira as damages for his or her illegal arrests and detention.
The Courtroom additionally ordered the IGP and different respondents to render apology in three nationwide dailies to the journalists.
Counsel to the journalists, Mr. Oghenejabor Ikimi Esq disclosed this in a phone chat with DAILY POST in Warri.
He mentioned, “Igafe and the opposite man,Francis gained in Courtroom at this time. The court docket ordered the IGP to pay them 100 thousand naira every and to additionally render apology to them in three nationwide newspapers.”
The affected journalists are Mr. Edeki Igafe and Mr. Francis Sadhere, who write for the Information Company of Nigeria, NAN and BusinessDay Newspapers.
They have been amongst three others who have been unlawfully arrested and detained by the Inspector Basic of Police Monitoring Squad of the Nigeria Police Drive, NPF on Tuesday, Could,26.
Three out of the journalists had gotten judgments from the identical Courtroom the place that they had gone to hunt redress and enforcement of their basic rights claiming ten million naira go well with every.