Naira Marley, Sam Larry Files A N40m Lawsuit Breach Of Fundamental Human Rights Against Police

Before the Lagos High Court in Igbosere, detained Nigerian singer Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, and his associate Sam Larry have filed a N40 million lawsuit alleging a breach of fundamental human rights.
The Nigeria Police are being sued by Mr. Olalekan Ojo (SAN), who filed the lawsuit on behalf of his clients, for violating their right to personal liberty.
Joined as respondents in the suit are: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Waheed Ayilara, Deputy Commissioner of Police Homicide Section Panti, and the Chief Magistrate Court One, Yaba.
Ojo argued that the Magistrates’ court’s orders for his clients’ arrest, which began on October 4, had subsequently expired on October 26.
He is therefore, seeking an order of the court, releasing the applicants forthwith.
Furthermore, for violating the applicants’ right to personal liberty, counsel is suing the respondents the sum of N40 million.
There is no fixed date for the application’s hearing.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Marley and his friend Larry were taken into custody by the police in relation to the passing of Oladimeji Aloba, also known as “Mohbad,” a popular Nigerian musician.
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