Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry: Parents of Slain youth Demand Justice

The parents of the late Idris Ajibola who was allegedly chased to death by yet-to-be-identified police officers are seeking justice so as to serve as a deterrent to erring security officers in the country.

The parents of the deceased said this as the Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Related Extra Judicial Killings.

Mrs Titilayo Ajibola, mother of the deceased while addressing journalists after she tendered some documents as exhibits through her counsel before the panel, insisted that the Police and other concerned authorities must fish out the killers of her son and pay the family a sum of N5billion as compensation.

Mr. Kehinde and Mrs. Titilayo Ajibola, parents of the deceased, had approached the panel to seek justice for the killing of their son.

Addressing journalists after the hearing of the petition, the counsel to the petitioners, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola, said the parents insisted on the payment of N5billion as compensation in order to teach police an unforgettable lesson, let the officers and men of the Force bear the brunt of their brutality and to serve as a deterrent to other erring officers.

Mr Ajibola said the outcome and recommendation of the panel would determine the next line of action on the case.

The Panel adjourned the Ajibola case to 19th of February for further hearing.

Wasiu Ajadosu

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