Torture Alert-Nigeria
No. 3 - August 2018

#Stoptorture9ja Project of LEDAP- Legal Defence and Assistance Project.
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Legal Defence and Assistance Project brings you update on incidences of Torture in Nigeria.
"Torture is about a pervasive abuse of power, in prisons and police stations but also in migrant or juvenile detention centres, psychiatric institutions etc".
Apt-Association for prevention of Torture
NEWS
Man allegedly shot dead by police in Anambra state for refusing to pay bribe
According to Ngini Ebelechukwu, the Metro Patro Police shot a young man while trying to intimidate his driver to bribe them which led to his immediate death. Read More
A man accused of chaining, torturing kids over witchcraft
A man, simply identified as Johnson, has been accused of torturing and chaining his children over alleged witchcraft reliably prophesied by his pastor. Read More
Landlord in court for allegedly flogging married woman with belt
A 51-year-old landlord, Bassey Wilson, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly flogging a married woman with a belt. Read More
Men arraigned for allegedly beating policeman
Three men were on Wednesday brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly beating a police sergeant while on duty. Read More
Lagosians share experiences as lady alleges police refused to save her from robbers
Some Lagosian have taken their twitter handles to share their experiences with the police in Lagos, after one of them alleged that policemen refused to help her, even though they were present when her bag was stolen in front of Panti Police Station. Read More
A young Nigerian Musician has remained in SARS detention for months after a mistaken arrest
A Nigerian twitter user  has taken to her handle @bettyabah to narrate the ordeals of a young musician identified as Adeyemi Tope Ayobami who has remained in detention after he was arrested by SARS for unknownly passing a route where robbery had taken place. Read More
Landlord in court for allegedly flogging woman with belt
A 51-year-old landlord, Bassey Wilson, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly flogging a married woman with a belt. Read More
Woman accuses husband of emotional torture, seeks for dissolution of 22 years marriage
A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Tuesday dissolved a 22-year marriage between Ajara Lawal and her husband, Dauda, citing abandonment, irresponsibility, and inhumanity. Read More
Two policemen killed, woman dies from accidental discharge as police officers protest
An accidental discharge from police officers who conveyed the corpses of their colleagues to the police command headquarters in Kaduna to protest the killing as well as the non payment of their allowances killed a woman.

Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/two-policemen-killed-woman-dies-from-accidental-discharge-as-police-officers-protest/
An accidental discharge from police officers who conveyed the corpses of their colleagues to the police command headquarters in Kaduna to protest the killing as well as the non payment of their allowances killed a woman

Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/two-policemen-killed-woman-dies-from-accidental-discharge-as-police-officers-protest/
An accidental discharge from police officers who conveyed the corpses of their colleagues to the police command headquarters in Kaduna to protest the killing as well as the non payment of their allowances killed a woman

Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/two-policemen-killed-woman-dies-from-accidental-discharge-as-police-officers-protest/
An accidental discharge from police officers who conveyed the corpses of their colleagues to the police command headquarters in Kaduna to protest the killing as well as the non payment of their allowances killed a woman

Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/two-policemen-killed-woman-dies-from-accidental-discharge-as-police-officers-protest/
An accidental discharge from police officers who were conveying the corpses of their colleagues to the police headquarters in Kaduna to protest the killings as well as the non payment of allowances killed a woman. Read More
An accidental discharge from police officers who conveyed the corpses of their colleagues to the police command headquarters in Kaduna to protest the killing as well as the non payment of their allowances killed a woman.

Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/two-policemen-killed-woman-dies-from-accidental-discharge-as-police-officers-protest/
Delta Police Officer accidentally shoots a lady on the head
In pursuit of fleeing robbers at Atufe Road, Sapele, one of the police officers accidentally shot a lady who was mistaken as one of the fleeing robbers. Read More
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