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Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by dachilino: 9:09am On May 14
A bus driver who was detained for 6 years without trial, has won a N10m lawsuit against the Nigerian Police at the Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday. The commercial bus driver, Jones Ofori who was detained for an alleged robbery without trial since 2013, had his counter lawsuit filed on his behalf by his lawyer, Adewale Fadipe.

He was reportedly arrested by the police in 2013 after a bus given to him by his employer, one Mr Ikechukwu, went missing from where he parked it overnight in the Ajah area of Lagos.Jones who was first detained for two weeks at the Ajiwe Police Station, Ajah after a complaint was made; was subsequently transferred to the office of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Ikeja, where he was further detained for two weeks.

However after he was charged with robbery before a state’s magistrate’s court which remanded him in prison custody, he was kept in prison and never arraigned again.  Justice Muslim Hassan who ruled on the case in which the bus driver detained for six years won N10m against the Nigerian police, said he had no other option but to grant the relief sought by Ofori because his arrest and detention without trial violated his fundamental rights


https://unclesuru.com/2019/05/14/bus-driver-detained-for-six-years-wins-n10m-against-nigerian-police/

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by dachilino: 9:09am On May 14
embarassed embarassed embarassed
Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by nepapole(m): 9:25am On May 14
Fantastic.
For this scammer above me, dem go delay u unlawfully and u will not win your 20k lawsuit.

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by chinambusay: 9:40am On May 14
way to go
Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by MAXIMAL123(m): 10:39am On May 14
Winning the case is not the issue but getting the Money is the issue

If you don't believe, ask Baba Suwe

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by chinambusay: 12:09pm On May 14
wow
Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by AllenSpencer: 12:27pm On May 14
Which part of Lagos does the driver reside?

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by Lotel: 12:27pm On May 14
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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by JerryLegend(m): 12:27pm On May 14
Imagine cry
Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by hisexcellency34: 12:28pm On May 14
Police has never paid a fine

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by davillian(m): 12:28pm On May 14
A lot of people are facing the same fate in prisons.
If the Nigerian are being made to pay relief to innocent people they won't even have salaries to pay their workers.
Money that I know the police won't pay.
Nigerian police doest care about your fundamental human right that's if they even know it exists .

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by bestman09(m): 12:28pm On May 14
Will N10m compensate for the tortures, emotional and physical he would have gone through, for six years?
Thank God for his life sha. Many people who were unfortunate died in detention for what they don't know

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by deebrain(m): 12:28pm On May 14
Do people really get this monies or the monies have been on paper like the successes of this administration?

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by Amuocha: 12:28pm On May 14
FG to tax the charges grin
Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by Joromi12: 12:28pm On May 14
They wont pay na.

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by pickatyou: 12:30pm On May 14
Dem go pay
Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by anonymuz(m): 12:30pm On May 14
Good
Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by tomtos88(m): 12:30pm On May 14
MAXIMAL123:
Winning the case is not the issue
but getting the Money is the issue


If you don't believe, ask Baba Suwe


Yes, shishi, they will not pay him

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by grandstar(m): 12:30pm On May 14
This is good news.

Apart from being detained, I can just imagine the horrific torture that would have been meted out to him which would be termed as part of the interrogation.

Now, when will the police pay him the damages? grin

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by Victorisoni3: 12:31pm On May 14
Won a law suit as aaaas how
Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by Victorisoni3: 12:32pm On May 14
nepapole:
Fantastic.
For this scammer above me, dem go delay u unlawfully and u will not win your 20k lawsuit.
Where the scamer de

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by Lorechino(m): 12:33pm On May 14
aм lιѕтenιng

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by mytime24(f): 12:33pm On May 14
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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by rookidmart: 12:37pm On May 14
Will they even pay?


I wonder how many people like this are in Nigerian jails

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by fasho01(m): 12:38pm On May 14
Isn't 10m too small?
Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by MANNABBQGRILLS: 12:49pm On May 14
Rather late than NEVER........

Good judgement.

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Re: Bus Driver Detained For Six Years Wins N10m Against Nigerian Police by seangy4konji: 1:15pm On May 14
if he no cry to social media las las...one sisi...he no go see.

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