A Lagos State High Court has ordered the Nigeria Police Force to pay N200m to the families of Sikiru Amusa and Endurance Omonyahuy, who were killed by some policemen on their way to work.
Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo also awarded the sum of N500,000 to Saheed Okewole, a friend of the slain men who was tortured by the policemen and labelled an armed robber.
PUNCH Metro had exclusively reported on February 15, 2012, that a team of policemen attached to the Igando Police Station and led by one Inspector Niyi Oladapo were on patrol on the LASU-Igando Road, when they shot the two men dead. The policemen allegedly killed the victims for refusing to give a bribe. Read more