In a formal complaint addressed to Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, Chief of Army Staff, human rights lawyer Inibehe Effiong raises serious concerns about the alleged assault on Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Edet Inyang by unidentified Army personnel near the Nigerian Army’s 63 Brigade in Asaba, Delta State on December 9, 2023.
Accompanied by compelling videos and photos showcasing the aftermath, Effiong elucidates the events leading to the assault and calls for a swift and thorough investigation to identify and bring the perpetrators to justice. The lawyer emphasizes the infringement of ASP Inyang’s fundamental human rights and urges the Chief of Army Staff to ensure accountability, preventing such blatant abuse of citizens’ rights.
Effiong questions the disproportionate response to an alleged parking violation, underscoring the necessity for immediate corrective action to address the incident. Currently undergoing medical treatment, ASP Inyang’s plight serves as a stark reminder of the urgency of safeguarding citizens’ rights and demanding accountability in the face of unwarranted violence.