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Thursday, 3 November 2016

IGP set up special panel to investigate alleged abuses at IDPs camps reported by Human Right Watch

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim k. Idris has set up a Special dedicated Investigation Team to immediately commence thorough Investigation into all cases of alleged sexual abuses, exploitation, harassments, gender based violence and professional misconduct on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in some of North-eastern States contained in a report published by the Human Right Watch against Camp officials, vigilante groups, Soldiers and Policemen among others.
 

A Press release signed by Force Public Relations Officer, DSP Don Awunah said the IGP who is irrevocably committed to the protection of all Nigerians most especially vulnerable group such as Internally Displaced persons (IDPs) has expressed deep concern over the submissions in the report and has directed the Special Investigation Panel to carry out a discreet and unbiased investigation into all the cases of abuse and misconduct alleged in the report.

However, the IGP has called on Human Right Watch officials to avail the investigation team more facts that will assist the Police investigation team conclude the inquiry into the alleged forty three (43) cases mentioned in the Human Right Watch (HRW) report.

The IGP has also directed Commissioners of Police in locations where IDP Camps are situated to beef up security and ensure adequate safety of all IDPs and ensure that all perpetrators of any criminal act are decisively dealt with in accordance to the law. The IGP further urge all police officers and other personnel deployed to the IDP camps to strictly adhere to the rules of engagement.

The Nigeria Police Force assures all Nigerians and the International community that the Force will not condone any act that violate the human dignity of the IDPs by individuals or group of persons in the IDP camps or anywhere in the country.

17 comments:

livingstone chibuike said...

Oooh thankGod for dat

Ndubisi Tochukwu said...

We look 4ward 2a positive report.
Signed
LibBadBoy

Juliet Iwuno said...

Dats good! Linda take note!

Nseabasi Ekpo said...

hope they find lasting solutions to it and the culprits brought to book

Odibe Blessing said...

Pls dey shld do asap

Uju Phil said...

Story for the gods...

vinna saviour said...

Warrefa

Jamila Shaibu said...

Good

Chizzy Liz said...

**************akuko.... Asif anything go. Comot for d investigation *****muna goan lye down

BONARIO NNAGS said...

Nice move, I hope the people behind that evil act are arrested and made to face full wrath of the law.



. ~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA LUMIA

ed DREAMZ said...

a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said...
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Some people are heartless shah..... I hope they go head strong into the issue though.
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***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

Vivian Reginalds said...

good
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

Ok

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christie benjamin said...

OK.

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